The Week in Tech: WhatsApp’s Spyware Fight Is at Least Good P.R.

"But not all court cases are just about getting a jury verdict. “I think it’s a sincere attempt to use the C.F.A.A. in a novel way,” said Riana Pfefferkorn, associate director of surveillance and cybersecurity at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society. “But I think it’s partially a P.R. exercise, in that they’re calling out NSO and saying they won’t let them use vulnerabilities to attack users.”"