Germany bans Facebook from using WhatsApp data over GDPR concerns

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Germany’s data regulator has banned Facebook from processing any data from WhatsApp users on the basis that its controversial new terms and service are illegal under GDPR. Hamburg’s Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (DPA) issued an emergency order on Tuesday blocking Facebook from processing WhatsApp data “for its own purposes” for three [&hellip

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May 13, 2021
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