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Hamburg data protection authority opens case against Facebook for new WhatsApp users policy

Wednesday 14 April 2021 | 09:40 CET | News
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has opened a proceeding against Facebook to stop the social media company from collecting user data through WhatsApp. Under the new terms of use for WhatsApp, the commissioner said, Facebook may be able to expand the transfer of data for marketing purposes and direct advertising, on top of product improvement, analysis, network and security purposes.

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