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Whatsapp yet to resolve data sharing issue

Mar 01, 2018 - City A.M.

WHATSAPP has still not brought forward proposals to address EU regulators' concerns over the messaging service's sharing of user data with parent company Facebook, Facebook's European regulator said yesterday.

The messaging service changed its privacy policy over a year ago to start sharing users' phone numbers and other information with Facebook. That drew widespread regulatory scrutiny across Europe, and Whatsapp later suspended the data sharing for EU users.

The Irish data protect...