Government by WhatsApp cases heard in court

22/03/2022 | The Guardian

Two separate cases are being brought against the Government for its use of personal mobile devices and messenger apps. The first by All the Citizens and Foxglove over the use of auto-deleting messages, and the second by the Good Law Project, which focuses on personal devices. The cases claim Ministers and government officials should not be allowed to send self-deleting "messages after failing to keep public records of exchanges on personal phones, email and WhatsApp."

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