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Dutch privacy regulator investigates Facebook policy

Tuesday 16 December 2014 | 16:05 CET | News
The Dutch privacy regulator CBP plans to investigate Facebook's new privacy policy. The regulator sent Facebook a letter asking it not to roll out the new terms until the investigation is completed. Facebook intends to implement the new policy, first announced in late November, worldwide from the start of 2015. According to the CBP, the policy gives Facebook the right to use photos and information from Facebook profiles for commercial purposes. Part of the policy also allows Facebook and its subsidiaries, including WhatsApp, Instagram and Oculus, to share user information with each other.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook / Google / Instagram / WhatsApp
Countries: Netherlands
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