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EU privacy regulators order 'urgent' investigation into WhatsApp, Facebook data sharing

Thursday 15 July 2021 | 11:31 CET | News
The EU's national data protection regulators have called on the Irish watchdog to conduct an urgent investigation into the recent changes in WhatsApp's privacy policy and how it shares data with parent company Facebook, amid concerns the companies have violated privacy law. The regulators stopped short of taking action against Facebook, saying it was still too unclear how the company was using data on WhatsApp users. 

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / WhatsApp
Countries: Europe
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