South Africa regulator says WhatsApp cannot share user contact info with Facebook

Thursday 4 March 2021 | 10:22 CET | News
South Africa's Information Regulator (IR) says Facebook cannot share any contact information it collects from WhatsApp users with its other properties without first obtaining authorisation, Reuters reported. The IR said it has concerns about Facebook's new privacy policy, which forces WhatsApp users to accept the policy by 15 May or face losing functionality.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / WhatsApp
Countries: South Africa
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