Govt withdraws draft encryption policy


New Delhi: The government on Tuesday decided to withdraw the draft encryption policy. Briefing the media after Cabinet meeting, Union Telecom Minister Ravishankar Prasad said that the draft is not the final view of the government.

Reiterating that the Government respects freedom of social media, Union Minister said the government has asked Department of Electronics and IT to withdraw and rework the draft. The draft policy will again be put in the public domain