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WhatsApp Founder Promises Not To Adopt Facebook's Data Collecting Way

  • The Hill, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:44 AM
Just so everyone is clear on the matter, WhatsApp founder and CEO Jan Koum says selling his company to Facebook won’t affect its data-collection policy. "Make no mistake: our future partnership with Facebook will not compromise the vision that brought us to this point," Koum explained in a new blog post. “WhatsApp doesn't currently collect information about its users' name, email address, home address, birthday, location, employment or interests,” The Hill’s Hillicon Valley blog reports.

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