Organisation: WhatsApp

Morgan Stanley settlement: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 17 November 2023

A judge declines to dismiss Meta’s NSO Group lawsuit; six attorney general offices secure a settlement over Morgan Stanley 2016 data incidents; and big names join the new Data Protection Review Court.

17 November 2023

General Court denies interventions in Irish case against EDPB

Noyb, the European Data Protection Supervisor and tech giant Meta have been denied intervenor status in cases brought by the Irish data regulator and Meta against the European Data Protection Board.

31 October 2023

WhatsApp’s €225 million ECJ appeal arguments emerge

WhatsApp said the EU General Court’s dismissal of its appeal against a European Data Protection Board decision was “erroneous”.

03 April 2023

Consumer group condemns WhatsApp agreement

Consumer rights organisation BEUC has criticised an agreement between WhatsApp and the European Commission, saying that it fails to address data protection concerns raised in the initial complaint.

06 March 2023

WhatsApp takes €225 million appeal to the ECJ

WhatsApp has taken its fight to overturn an EDPB recommendation to the EU’s highest court, after its first instance court shot down its first appeal.

22 February 2023

NSO fails to block WhatsApp spyware suit

The US Supreme Court has rejected NSO Group’s petition to dismiss a lawsuit by WhatsApp which claims it spied on platform users.

10 January 2023

WhatsApp bid to overturn one-stop-shop €225 million decision fails

The EU General Court has refused to hear WhatsApp’s appeal against an EDPB decision that significantly boosted a regulatory fine, stressing that the EU body did not fully dictate the final decision that imposed a nine-figure penalty.

07 December 2022

EDPB adopts binding decisions on three Meta fines

European Data Protection Board decisions in cases against Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp could cost parent company Meta billions of euros in fines.

06 December 2022

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