WhatsApp on Saturday announced it was postponing the deadline for consenting to controversial new terms of service. Photo: Reuters WhatsApp on Saturday announced it was postponing the deadline for consenting to controversial new terms of service. Photo: Reuters
WhatsApp on Saturday announced it was postponing the deadline for consenting to controversial new terms of service. Photo: Reuters
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WhatsApp postpones privacy changes, but Hong Kong experts say outcry has already evolved into crisis of confidence

  • WhatsApp says users will now have until May, rather than next month, to decide whether to consent to new data-sharing terms
  • But Hong Kong experts say the move is unlikely to stem the exodus of users, even if there are ‘not many privacy issues with the new policy’

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WhatsApp on Saturday announced it was postponing the deadline for consenting to controversial new terms of service. Photo: Reuters WhatsApp on Saturday announced it was postponing the deadline for consenting to controversial new terms of service. Photo: Reuters
WhatsApp on Saturday announced it was postponing the deadline for consenting to controversial new terms of service. Photo: Reuters
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