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WhatsApp won’t share data with Facebook in Europe… for now

March 15, 2018


Messaging service WhatsApp can’t legally share customer data with parent company Facebook in the UK, the local regulator said on Wednesday.

The sharing of customer information between the two companies would breach data protection law, said the UK Information Commissioner in a blog post. Fortunately for Facebook, the Commissioner didn’t discover any evidence of data-sharing activities between the two services, meaning the company has just dodged a huge fine.

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