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MTN Nigeria denies sharing identifiable user data

Wednesday 29 April 2020 | 10:53 CET | News
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MTN Nigeria has denied claims that it is sharing identifiable customer data with third parties as part of its contribution to curb the spread of COVID-19, reports ITWeb. Digital rights campaigners, including Paradigm Initiative, have expressed concern over consumer privacy. On 06 April 2020 the GSMA released COVID-19 privacy guidelines that include helping to counter misinformation and raise awareness of data sharing. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: GSMA / MTN Nigeria
Countries: Nigeria
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