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German Watchdog Bites Facebook Over WhatsApp Data Collection

  • Bloomberg, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:31 PM
German authorities have ordered Facebook to stop processing data of citizens using its popular WhatsApp chat service. Moreover, “Johannes Caspar, one of Germany’s most outspoken data protection commissioners, ordered Facebook to delete any data it already has,” Bloomberg News reports. “The news comes as EU privacy regulators, who previously expressed concerns about the policy shift, meet in Brussels to discuss their position.”

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