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In WhatsApp world, everyone can hear you scream | Andrew Anthony
End-to-end encryption does not prevent wall-to-wall media coverage, as many prominent users have discovered to their cost

Andrew Anthony

11, Mar, 2023 @6:30 PM

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WhatsApp would not remove end-to-end encryption for UK law, says chief
Meta’s head of chat app says it would not comply with the requirements set out in online safety bill

Alex Hern

09, Mar, 2023 @2:07 PM

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Revealed: Italian leaders tried to protect country’s image at start of pandemic
Messages accessed as part of inquiry show politicians also appeared to make light of cases

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

09, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The lesson from Matt Hancock’s WhatsApps is this: these clowns can’t govern, their only skill is covering tracks | Zoe Williams
Rightwing editorial agendas shaped the narrative of the Lockdown Files, but what they really showed was bunglers bungling in secret, writes the Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

08, Mar, 2023 @4:30 PM

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For once, Matt Hancock speaks for us all | Brief letters
Brief letters: WhatsApp betrayal | Johnson ploughs on | Marks and Engel | Another use for turnips | What’s in a name

06, Mar, 2023 @6:24 PM

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A (partial) defence of Matt Hancock: leaders must be free to discuss policy in private | Simon Jenkins
His WhatsApp messages look embarrassing and chaotic, but such leaks could do genuine harm to political debate, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

06, Mar, 2023 @2:57 PM

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Pressure grows for Covid inquiry to be fast-tracked after Hancock WhatsApp leak
Labour calls for prime minister to ensure that no key evidence, including social media data, is erased

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

04, Mar, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Whitehall use of WhatsApp poses transparency risks, says data watchdog
Information commissioner’s warning comes after leak of messages sent by Matt Hancock during Covid pandemic

Tobi Thomas

04, Mar, 2023 @4:23 PM

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Did Boris Johnson ‘follow the science’ on Covid? He couldn’t even do the maths | Kit Yates
Leaked WhatsApps reveal his ignorance needing constant correction by advisers, says Kit Yates, director of the Centre for Mathematical Biology at the University of Bath

Kit Yates

03, Mar, 2023 @2:12 PM

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Why Matt Hancock is (almost) to be pitied | Brief letters
Brief letters: WhatsApp messages | Marx & Spenser | Listen to a subtitler | Northern lights | Suite Caroline

02, Mar, 2023 @5:55 PM

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Was Isabel Oakeshott wrong to leak Matt Hancock’s WhatsApps? Time will tell | David Banks
Can you ever trust a journalist? The question is whether the material justified the leak, says the media consultant David Banks

David Banks

02, Mar, 2023 @4:08 PM

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Signal app warns it will quit UK if law weakens end-to-end encryption
Boss of messaging app says users’ trust at risk from powers in online safety bill to impose monitoring

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

24, Feb, 2023 @5:28 PM

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