We are in the conflict of interest. On the one hand, we have some applications that use messaging services operators to offer their own. On the other hand we find those operators who bear the weight of traffic laws and without being able to take advantage of the benefit they get the first. It is not a new conflict, but is increasingly tense.
The latest news in this increasingly less silent struggle is starring the European Commission. According to the Financial Times , will be studying the application of the same standards of security and privacy to all type applications WhatsApp, Telegram, Skype and similar messaging. The objective would equate able to operator services with the Internet. Not surprisingly, both offer the same functions.