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Spain watchdog fines Whatsapp, Facebook EUR 600,000 for data swap

Thursday 15 March 2018 | 14:57 CET | News
Spain's data protection agency (AEPD) has fined Whatsapp and Facebook EUR 300,000 each for processing personal user data without consent. In its statement, the AEPD said Whatsapp shared data with Facebook without user consent while the social network processed that data for its own purposes, amounting to two serious breaches of Spanish and European data protection law.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / WhatsApp
Countries: Spain
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