WhatsApp messages can be traced without disrupting end-to-end encryption
- Watsapp said to have fuelled fake news and violence in India.
- India started pressing for traceability of Watsapp messages following several incidents of lynchings.
India started pressing for traceability of Watsapp messages following several incidents of lynchings that linked to the rumors spread through WhatsApp. A professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has said that the issue can be easily resolved without even diluting the end-to-end encryption and other terms of privacy.
The professor claims that If Whatsapp says it is not technically probable to show the origin of the message, he can make it possible.
How to trace messages without harming end-to-end encryption?
The app uses the phone’s internet connection to send and receive messages, images, videos, audio. With features of audio and video calling at no cost when compared with the connection through SIM cards and without worrying for expensive connection charges.
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