Privacy Groups Respond To WhatsApp Founder/CEO Jan Koum’s Blog Post With Updated FTC Filing

The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy -- which filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission earlier this month against Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of cross-platform messaging company WhatsApp, alleging that the privacy of current WhatsApp users will be affected by Facebook’s use of their information -- filed an update with the FTC Friday, in response to a blog post by WhatsApp Co-Founder and CEO Jan Koum earlier this week.