WhatsApp to pause processing law-enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong

  06 July 2020    Read: 523
WhatsApp to pause processing law-enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp messaging service said on Monday it had “paused” processing law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong, AzVision.az reports citing Reuters.

WhatsApp is “pausing” such reviews “pending further assessment of the impact of the National Security Law, including formal human rights due diligence and consultations with human rights experts,” a spokesperson said in a statement.


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