Rating Tech Giants on Privacy: Google Slips, WhatsApp Fails


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  • Google had a perfect score in 2014, and some of the best scores in the tech industry for the three earlier years in which the EFF issued its report.
  • Google’s rating still vastly outperforms the lowest performers in the study—WhatsApp, AT&T and Verizon.
  • “We feel confident that companies can always be doing more, and we like to reward companies for leading the pack,” says Cardozo.
  • And that’s not ok.”

    The EFF’s knocks on Google and Twitter don’t compare to its far more severe criticisms of WhatsApp.

  • Still, the EFF’s knocks on Google and Twitter don’t compare to its far more severe criticisms of WhatsApp.

Source: Wired – Security

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