• WhatsApp will no longer be sharing data with Facebook until it addresses data protection concerns

    6 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    WhatsApp will temporarily stop sharing data with parent company Facebook until it can comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulations, This comes after an investigation by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office, which was looking into WhatsApp's plans to share data from its customers with its parent company, Facebook. The UK's Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said...
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  • WhatsApp won't share user data with Facebook in Europe

    WhatsApp won't share user data with Facebook in Europe

    6 monthes ago - By The Verge

    WhatsApp has agreed to stop sharing data with Facebook until the two companies can do so in a way that complies with the EU's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation , according to a report from TechCrunch .
    The news comes after the UK's Information Commissioner's Office concluded an investigation into the two companies to determine whether or not WhatsApp could legally share users' data with Facebook under UK laws. The ICO report determined that WhatsApp and Facebook can't share data beyond WhatsApp using Facebook for basic data processing. France has also ordered Facebook and...
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