CNET: France builds WhatsApp-like service to avoid privacy breaches

CNET: France builds WhatsApp-like service to avoid privacy breaches. “As Facebook continues to reel from the Cambridge Analytica saga, the French government is taking precautions against the social media behemoth’s WhatsApp service. The French government is developing its own encrypted messaging service, Reuters reported Monday. The goal is to alleviate concerns about privacy breaches, which could result in the leaking of private conversations between top officials to foreign parties.”