NSO Group Taking Its Spyware Feud With Meta to Supreme Court

Jan. 13, 2022, 3:51 PM

Israeli spyware maker NSO Group plans to seek U.S. Supreme Court review of its challenge to a lawsuit from Meta Platforms Inc. over surveillance software that allegedly targeted WhatsApp users.

NSO will ask for the justices to weigh in after losing its most recent bid to block Meta’s lawsuit from moving forward, it said in a Wednesday filing in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The spyware maker argues that it’s immune from legal action because of its work for foreign governments.

Meta is alleging that NSO’s technology violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by targeting ...

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