Centre asks WhatsApp to find tech solution to trace origin of fake messages

India has asked WhatsApp to set up a local entity in the country and find a technological solution to trace the origin of fake messages.

Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad told this to reporters after meeting Whatsapp CEO Chris Daniels in New Delhi today.

Mr Prasad said, WhatsApp has become an important component of India’s digital story and it must have a proper corporate entity located in India.

During the meeting, Mr Prasad told the WhatsApp CEO  that there must be a  compliance with  Indian laws.

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