The founder of WhatsApp did not want to weaken encryption and abandoned their product

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The founder of WhatsApp did not want to weaken encryption and abandoned their product

The founder of the popular WhatsApp messenger will be leaving the company Facebook. This was reported in the Washington Post, and later, Jan koum, and he wrote about his departure on his personal page. In the Washington Post as the main reason for such a decision failure Yana Kuma to come to terms with the weakening of the data encryption and collecting user data in WhatsApp.

Jan koum became a billionaire when he and another co-founder Brian Acton WhatsApp messenger company Facebook for $ 19 billion. It was in 2014, and since then Jan koum worked at Facebook and was responsible for the WhatsApp. In addition, he took a seat on the Board of Directors of Facebook.

At the moment we know that the godfather is leaving his post. Facebook has not commented on the question of whether there will be a place for him in the Board of Directors. It is worth noting that the news came just days before the start of the conference for developers F8 pursued by Facebook.

It is believed that Jan koum couldn't live with the insecurity of WhatsApp, and that's what forced him to leave his post. At the moment he is not considering jobs in other companies. The founder of WhatsApp devote my time to the collection of rare Porsche cars and playing ultimate Frisbee.

In response to a farewell post Yana Kuma CEO of Facebook mark Zuckerberg wrote the following:

«I am grateful for all Your efforts that helped to unite the world, and for all that You have taught me, including encryption, which is able to take power away from centralized systems and return it to the hands of the people. It will always be in the heart WhatsApp».

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