WhatsApp found to be violating data protection/privacy laws in Canada and the Netherlands


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WhatsApp found to be violating data protection/privacy laws in Canada and the Netherlands


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On 2018-05-18 13:49:30 UTC, Deleted wrote:

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On 2018-05-23 12:40:43 UTC, Deleted wrote:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/tosdr/Xg5PCWTsF5w/H5uo0tGfNm8J We haven't got time to finish the analysis from WhatsApp. But you
might be interested in knowing that the app was found to be
violating privacy laws.

http://www.priv.gc.ca/media/nr-c/2013/nr-c_130128_e.asp

WhatsApp’s violation of privacy law partly resolved after
investigation by data protection authorities
Canadian and Dutch data privacy guardians release findings
from investigation of popular mobile app

Ottawa, Canada and The Hague, The Netherlands, January 28,
2013 —The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)
and the Dutch Data Protection Authority (College bescherming
persoonsgegevens, (CBP)) today released their findings from a
collaborative investigation into the handling of personal
information by WhatsApp Inc., a California-based mobile app
developer.

The coordinated investigation is a global first, as two
national data protection authorities conducted their work
together to examine the privacy practices of a company with
hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. This marks a
milestone in global privacy protection.

[…] Read more:
http://www.priv.gc.ca/media/nr-c/2013/nr-c_130128_e.asp
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On 2018-05-30 12:50:14 UTC, Deleted wrote:

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Version 2: 2018-05-18 13:49:30 UTC by Deleted

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Version 3: 2018-05-17 08:37:56 UTC by Deleted

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Updated Title: You should do Mozilla's Privacy Policy.

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Updated Analysis: You should do Mozilla's Privacy Policy.

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