June 22, 2024



Ireland fines WhatsApp €225m for breaking EU data protection rules


By Euronews and Reuters

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has fined WhatsApp €225 million for breaking EU rules on user privacy.

The authority said that WhatsApp Ireland had failed to provide the necessary data protection information to users.

It’s the largest fine ever issued by the DPC and the second-largest imposed on an organisation under EU data protection laws.

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