IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw states that there are no plans to forcefully decrypt OTTs.

There is no need for decryption, says telecom and IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw . Vaishnaw says the Supreme Courts written constitution would be followed here .

NEW DELHI: Despite the fact that it proposes a licensing system for the businesses that will require to comply with a requirement to obtain KYC data of users, the government announced on Friday that it does not intend to de-crypt the content transmitted through OTT platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, and Signal.There is no need for decryption.According to telecom and IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, there is no such provision here.According to the minister, the government is hoping that the proposed plan will be transposed into a law within the next six to ten months.

There is a straightforward way to deal with this issue, which also includes checks and balances, according to a Supreme Court decision.This method has existed for many years, and there hasn't been a change in this regard.WhatsApp had approached the Delhi High Court about encryption and the obligation, under the IT Act of 2021, to track the origins of those sending inflammatory messages on its website.Vaishnaw said that it has been suggested that everyone obtain KYC information, including those using OTT apps, in order to ensure that there is cyber security and that there is clarity regarding who is a user.

This is what has happened around the world...... Is it a right for the caller to know who has called so he can decide if he or she will accept or decline?