WhatsApp fined in Ireland The company was fined $ 225 million for “violating European data protection laws.”
Dublin (Ireland) – WhatsApp has been fined in Ireland. As reported RepublicThe Irish Privacy Authority has decided to approve the company for 225 million euros.Fulfill the obligations of transparency in communicating with users about the use of data“In particular, the multinational monopoly does not inform EU citizens how to use, use and share personal data on Facebook.
In order not to engage in other sanctions, WhatsApp will have to expand its privacy laws. Inspections will take place in the coming weeks, and other fines have not been ruled out.
The fine was raised on the recommendation of the European Data Protection Board
Initially the fine was low, But it was decided to increase it After receiving a tip from the European Data Protection Committee.
Almost a record permit that compels the company to change its way of working, not only in Ireland but in all countries. In fact, the possibility of another similar license in the future has not been ruled out, but WhatsApp said it is ready to provide a secure service that protects privacy.
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The company responded immediately. The company is a spokesperson for Cnbc microphones. “Is committed to providing a secure service that protects privacy. We disagree with this decision The fine is completely disproportionate“.
But the Irish Authority does not intend to back down and is ready to examine whether all indications given in the future will be respected. In case of non-compliance, a new fine against WhatsApp will not be waived after a fine of 22 225 million.
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