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EU regulators plan action on WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing

Wednesday 30 November 2016 | 14:09 CET | News
The EU's privacy regulators are planning to take "additional action" against WhatsApp for its plan to share customer data with parent company Facebook, according to Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, head of French regulator CNIL and the so-called Article 29 group of EU data protection watchdogs. The group of regulators will meet in December to decide on the action. Facebook already stopped merging some of the messaging service's data with its own, but not necessarily all of it, she said in an interview with Bloomberg. When the company first announced the change in policy at WhatsApp, the Article 29

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