Ich könnte mich jetzt hier über die Dollars auslassen, welche in Form von Aktienkapital den Besitzer gewechselt haben. Viel interessanter ist jedoch die Tatsache das Mark Zuckerberg über eine offene und verbundene Welt spricht und vor 8 Tagen DMCA Takedowns für alle alternativen WhatsApp APIs die auf Github liegen eingereicht wurde.
Open and connected, eh? ;-)
I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed to acquire WhatsApp and that their entire team will be joining us at Facebook.
Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. We do this by building services that help people share any type of content with any group of people they want. WhatsApp will help us do this by continuing to develop a service that people around the world love to use every day.
Aus dem DMCA Takedown Request:
I have reviewed the infringing providers, content, and code ("content") posted or referred to on GitHub, and there continues to be an extensive amount of content that infringes on WhatsApp Inc.'s copyrights and trademarks. This continues to cause significant harm to WhatsApp. By this email, please accept this formal notice and takedown request for the following content on the GitHub site. I am starting with these requests to ensure you will take action on our request. We will have follow-on requests, as the list of infringing content below is not exhaustive. Specifically:
- The following URLs use of the WhatsApp name and logo, use of other WhatsApp content, unauthorized use of WhatsApp APIs, software, and/or services, and provision of software and services related to WhatsApp infringes on WhatsApp's copyrights and trademarks, including those related to WhatsApp's name and logo. WhatsApp's trademarks are registered in the United States and countries throughout the world.
- The initial infringing content is located at: