WhatsApp Data Sharing Has UK’s Information Commission’s Office as Watchdog

WhatsApp Data Sharing Has UK’s Information Commission’s Office as Watchdog

Reuters reported on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at 6:56 p.m. BST, about a new development that took place with respect to popular messaging service, WhatsApp’s controversial decision to share user data with its parent company, Facebook Inc. The messaging service, which currently has more than a billion users, made the disputable announcement to share users’ […]

WhatsApp Shut Down Threatens Rights

WhatsApp Shut Down Threatens Rights

On Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, Sandra Marques, a Brazilian judge in Sao Paulo ordered to shut down a popular communications app called WhatsApp. This command affected 93 million people who rely on the app every day for correspondence. The order, which threatens individual rights, was issued because WhatsApp refused to provide information that would aid […]

Apple Inc Tops Data Privacy Ranking, WhatsApp Lowest in Post-WikiLeaks Era

Apple Inc Tops Data Privacy Ranking, WhatsApp Lowest in Post-WikiLeaks Era

Apple Inc has topped the ranking in an annual report published about data privacy policies and data collection practices while WhatsApp is among the lowest ranked companies in the post-WikiLeaks era. In today’s world, data privacy and personal information security are considered of prime importance, and apps, gadgets and services are judged based on the […]

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