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.
We do the government’s job and explain it for you.
We’ve teamed up with over 50 healthcare, human rights, anti-racist and anti-privatisation organisations to call for an end to US spy tech firm Palantir’s involvement in the NHS.
Boris Johnson and his senior ministers may be using disappearing message apps like WhatsApp and Signal to carry out government business. This is unlawful and a serious threat to our ability to hold them to account.
Foxglove is supporting a legal challenge to the use of private messaging apps like Signal or WhatsApp by government ministers and officials.
The government has now agreed it cannot allow Palantir to use NHS data for non-Covid matters without asking the public first.