WhatsApp's Case Against NSO Group Hinges on a Tricky Legal Argument

"But WhatsApp's lawsuit doesn't make any mention of prior notice to NSO to stop abusing its services or hacking its users. "I don’t see anything that says they sent a case and desist or attempted to block them," says Riana Pfefferkorn, associate director of surveillance and cybersecurity at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society. "Absent more, they won’t be able to hook the CFAA violation on the terms of service.""