"There has been a phenomenal increase in the number of companies that use geospatial data. Companies involved in supply chain management, e-commerce, logistics, and cab-aggregation need location-based data. Most of the companies engaged in the collection, processing, and publication of geospatial data in India were subjected to several restrictions prior to the 2021 Guidelines. Earlier, companies such as Amazon, Swiggy, Zomato, Uber, and Ola needed government approval to process geospatial information".
Sajai Singh and Rangam Sharma write on an interesting legal development around Geospatial Data.
Maybe it is time that those who are uncomfortable with the new objectives move to a paid secure messenger service, such as Threema, and avoid free messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Signal, iMessage, and Telegram. In so doing, one would not rely on the forces of competition to keep one’s data out of the hands of hackers, corporations, and governments, given that a user fee would ensure this security.