KATE THOMPSON DAVY: Privacy and panic: what’s up with the WhatsApp update?
Changes to the chat service’s policies have some users migrating to competitors
We can blame a couple of prominent public figures — ahem, Elon Musk, ahem — for some of the drama here. Generally speaking it is only privacy geeks and legal eagles that even read the policies and fine print. We know we should, but knowing and doing are two different things. With this policy update, however, the fear and loathing went mainstream quickly...