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Brazilian court orders suspension of WhatsApp

Discussion in 'Mobile Apps / Developers News' started by Princess, Feb 27, 2015.

By Princess on Feb 27, 2015 at 3:16 AM
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    A judge in Brazil has decided to order a suspension of WhatsApp because of the messaging app's refusal to help the Brazilian law-enforcement authorities with a case. According to an anonymous source, the case involved "sexually graphic photos of children on the app." Because the Facebook-owned company does not have a Brazilian office, the court order was presented to wireless operators.

    SindiTelebrasil, an organization that represents Brazilian carriers, cautions that the court's suspension could result in losses for millions of Brazilians who depend on the application professionally and personally. While Judge Luiz de Moura Correia ordered the suspension earlier this month, the app continues to run normally in the country because an appeal was filed.

    WhatsApp would not comment on the court order. Last year Facebook purchased WhatsApp for $22 billion.

    source: TheGuardian
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Discussion in 'Mobile Apps / Developers News' started by Princess, Feb 27, 2015.