MediaNama reached out to Ajay Data, secretary general of ADIF for comment. His responses will be included once received.
The association, which was formed a few weeks ago to represent Indian entrepreneurs against the dominance of BigTech companies, says that the government and RBI should prohibit the messaging app from offering financial services since it deals with sensitive information of users. It has called for regulators to have greater oversight on the messaging platforms’ operations in India.
Last week, the wrote a letter to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart calling on the Facebook-owned messenger app to withdraw proposed changes to its terms and conditions
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