Facebook WhatsApp Privacy Fine

Remember back in 2014 when Facebook acquired WhatsApp for a boatload of money that WhatsApp promised nothing would change privacy-wise for its customers? Remember when two years later Facebook unveiled an opt-out feature that would connect a user’s Facebook and WhatsApp accounts automatically? Remember when the European Commission started an inquiry into the matter forcing Facebook to remove the feature?

Well, it turns out that Facebook’s lie costs $122 million (€110 million) in fines.

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