Data Protection

WhatsApp has faced criticism that its privacy policies are too long and complicated, but the ruling could mean that they get even longer and more detailed. (File/AFP)

Irish watchdog fines WhatsApp $267M after EU privacy probe

  • Ireland’s privacy watchdog has fined WhatsApp a record 225 million euros after an investigation found it breached stringent European Union data protection rules
  • WhatsApp should also take “remedial actions” to change the way it communicates with users so that it complies with EU regulations, said the Data Protection Commission
By AP ·