Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Something that will spread globally or will Facebook find a way to get user consent?
Facebook halts Whatsapp data sharing in the UK
Facebook has agreed to stop using WhatsApp data to target users with advertising in the U.K. and has been warned could face legal action if it resumes the practice.
The agreement is an initial victory for Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who launched an inquiry into the data sharing earlier this year after expressing concern that user data was not being properly protected.