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Hamburg data protection authority bans Facebook from processing data from WhatApp

Wednesday 12 May 2021 | 10:57 CET | News
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HmbBfDI) has issued an order that prohibits Facebook from processing personal data from WhatsApp. The order has been issued under the urgency procedure allowed by the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation allows the adoption of measures for a limited period of time. The timeframe of the order is limited to three months, therefore the HmbBfDI will request the opinion of the European Data Protection Committee (EDSA) for a decision at European level.

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