UK Gov't Wins Fight Over WhatsApp Use For Official Business
By Joanne Faulkner (April 29, 2022, 1:11 PM BST) -- Campaigners have failed to convince the High Court that use of WhatsApp by government ministers to conduct official business is unlawful, as judges found on Friday that legislation does not impose an obligation to create or retain records or prevent automatic deletion.
The High Court was not persuaded that the use of instant messaging apps by Boris Johnson and his ministers for official business is unlawful. (Rob Pinney/Getty Images) A panel of two judges was not convinced that use of the instant messaging apps by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other senior lawmakers that allow messages to be automatically deleted, and...
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