Wednesday, 16 August 2017

EU tells WhatsApp to stop sharing data with Facebook

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 01 November 16

OTT messaging app's new privacy policy may fall foul of European data protection rules.

The European Commission has called on WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with parent Facebook until it can ascertain whether the popular OTT messaging app is complying with data protection rules. The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) – which advises member states about how to apply the EU's data protection rules &ndash…

The European Commission has called on WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with parent Facebook until it can ascertain whether the popular OTT messaging app is complying with data protection rules. The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) – which advises member states about how to apply the EU's data protection rules &ndash…

Please login or register to view this content

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Newsletter signup

Quickly get on board and up to date with the telecoms industry