April 18, 2023, 10:30 AM

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WhatsApp and other encrypted messaging apps sign a letter urging the UK government to rethink the Online Safety Bill, which would weaken privacy on the internet  —  Encrypted messaging services have jointly called for changes to parts of the UK Online Safety Bill (OSB).
Jamie Crawley / CoinDesk:
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says “anything is on the table, including relocating” from the US if regulatory clarity for the industry does not emerge  —  Armstrong said “anything is on the table” in terms of Coinbase's plans should greater regulatory clarity not emerge in the U.S.
Jordan Pearson / VICE:
A winner at the Sony World Photography Awards rejects the award, saying his submission was AI-generated and meant to test if such competitions were ready for AI  —  A winner at this year's Sony World Photography Awards wasn't a photo at all.  —  Jordan Pearson
Joseph Menn / Washington Post:
Citizen Lab: NSO Group deployed at least three new “zero-click” hacks against iPhones with iOS 15 and early versions of iOS 16 in 2022; Apple fixed the exploits  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Israeli spyware maker NSO Group deployed at least three new “zero-click” hacks against iPhones last year …
Bailee Hill / Fox News:
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Indian customers are yet to fully benefit from Apple's India initiatives due to prohibitively expensive products and services like Apple Pay being unavailable  —  The reality is that millions of Indian consumers continue to purchase Apple products despite feeling like second-tier customers.
Sankalp Phartiyal / Bloomberg:
New York Times:
An investigation details how Mexico became Pegasus' first client, grew to be its most prolific user, and continues to use the spyware despite promising to stop  —  A Times investigation reveals the story behind how Mexico became the first and most prolific user of Pegasus.
William Gallagher / AppleInsider:
Apple launches its Apple Card Savings account, announced in October 2022, letting users deposit Daily Cash rewards into a 4.15% high yield account with no fees  —  Months after its first announcement, Apple Savings is now available to Apple Card users, with users able to route Daily Cash rewards …
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Twitter plans to introduce labels on tweets for which the company has limited searchability or visibility due to a violation of its hateful conduct policy  —  Twitter is introducing new labels it will show on tweets the company limits for breaking its rules.

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