It’s a crucial day in our campaign to stop the government using “disappearing messages” on apps like Signal or WhatsApp so proper records of government discussions are kept.
Tomorrow afternoon we will support The Citizens to bring a permission hearing to the High Court for the case against government use of disappearing messages, like WhatsApp and Signal, for official business.
After two legal cases by openDemocracy and Foxglove, the government has scrapped a contract with the spy tech firm. But bigger battles over the NHS’s future await, writes Cori Crider
We need to show that the government may be breaking the law – and that we’re standing up for the public interest. That’s why we’ve launched a petition.
Plenty. We, our partners and the NYT explain more.
The letter is addressed to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg at Facebook as well as the CEOs of outsourcing companies Covalen and Accenture.
This is a thumping win for the campaign against the data grab – but it’s not over yet.
We’ve filed the first ever lawsuit challenging ‘government by WhatsApp’, along with our partners, the Citizens.