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Just going through news headlines at work and found that the most popular/used in India, , is having an illegal status. Quoting the source website,
"In India, an encryption of up to 40-bit is considered legal and services that are implementing this type of encryption have to register with the government. Those who are using higher encryption are presently in the gray area, and so is the case with WhatsApp. Hence, indirectly, WhatsApp is presently illegal in India, but there are no guidelines as yet in the country which can ban them for nowWhatsApp