Fact-checking website Alt News later backed up Alderson's finding.
While many Twitter users slammed Congress after the latest expose by Alderson, there were also several who pointed out that having servers in another country was not conclusive proof that data was being leaked. "India does not also have a law on privacy, nor do we have a dedicated law on cybersecurity".
Neither the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nor Clevertap responded to emails from Quartz. He said the company works with first-party data provided by the app publisher. It was also said that the app requests permission for specific purposes.
"For people like us, who belong to the poor and backward sections of society, Dr. Ambedkar is our inspiration", PM Modi said.
Co-founded by entrepreneurs Sunil Thomas, Anand Jain and Suresh Kondamudi in 2013, CleverTap says that it provides insights that their clients need to keep users engaged and drive long-term retention and growth.
Singhvi further asked: "Why does Modi, in his own book "Exam Warriors" urge students to download the NaMo App?".
The message was conveyed to party MPs during a dinner meeting at the newly constructed party headquarters at Deendayal Upadhyay Marg in New Delhi.
With INC, on the other hand, allows users to "connect with the Congress by receiving regular updates from various social media and news channels". "Our membership is through the INC website". This, even when there is an official PMO app. It emphasised that all the data is owned by the authorities and stored in India, and that there has been no data breach.
Malviya went on to allege that the Congress, inspired by its leader Sonia Gandhi's "all power no accountability", will take all your data, even share it worldwide with organisations like Cambridge Analytica but will not take responsibility of it.
Modi also accused the Opposition of spreading lies against his government due to its increasing "frustration" over electoral losses, and asked BJP MPs to use technology effectively to take the truth to the masses. "In theft of all forms, Congress has never been discreet!" The firm is allegedly involved in social media data manipulation.
Before the scam broke, until March 22, it said, "The information shall not be provided to third parties in any manner whatsoever without your consent".