Friday, 24 November 2017

European Commission set to impose tighter rules on OTT services

By Total Telecom staff
Monday 15 August 16

EC could include OTT services such as WhatsApp in new e-privacy regulations.

The European Commission (EC) is tipped to be targeting a stricter regulation of over-the-top (OTT) messaging services from companies including Facebook and Microsoft as part of a broader overhaul of European Union (EU) privacy laws. According to a report by the Financial Times, internal EC documents revealed that the commission is preparing to issue proposals for the regulation of services including Facebook&rsquo…

The European Commission (EC) is tipped to be targeting a stricter regulation of over-the-top (OTT) messaging services from companies including Facebook and Microsoft as part of a broader overhaul of European Union (EU) privacy laws. According to a report by the Financial Times, internal EC documents revealed that the commission is preparing to issue proposals for the regulation of services including Facebook&rsquo…

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