Too much post Brexit regulation
Big Tech is considering leaving the UK because they are being swamped with more regulation than they see in the EU.
If they are quick
WhatsApp users can finally edit their messages.
Claims it is about protecting children
Spain wants to ban encryption for hundreds of millions of people within the European Union and has strong support among EU member states for proposals to scanning private messages for illegal content.
Only autocratic regimes who make peasants eat turnips do this sort of thing
The salad-strapped UK government's planned move to outlaw end-to-end encryption has already found a conscious objector in the form of WhatsApp.
GDPR kicks in making Meta's eyes water
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission backed a German complaint against WhatsApp and slapped a €5.5 million fine on the company.
Details of multi-state law suits emerge
Social notworking site Facebook could be forced to flog off Instagram and WhatsApp to make a flurry of US lawsuits go away.
Hacked 1,400 WhatsApp users
WhatsApp has alleged in new court filings that an Israeli spyware company used US-based servers and was “deeply involved” in carrying out mobile phone hacks of 1,400 WhatsApp users, including senior government officials, journalists, and human rights activists.
Social networking site Facebook sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of its messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.