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District Court The Hague: WhatsApp is more than data transition medium and must appoint Dutch representative
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands, European Union
  • February 24 2017

On 22 July 2015, the Dutch Data Protection Authority ("DPA") imposed an order on WhatsApp Inc., backed by a penalty for non-compliance. The DPA

Europa pide a WhatsApp que no comparta sus datos con Facebook
  • Cuatrecasas
  • European Union
  • November 7 2016

Como ya hemos informado a través de nuestro blog, a finales de agosto de este año WhatsApp cambió sus Términos y Políticas de privacidad, permitiendo

Encrypted Messaging Apps Create New Data Privacy Headaches for Employers
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

Businesses have largely benefitted from the proliferation of mobile devices and text messaging apps that facilitate quick, round-the-clock

Proposed e-Privacy Regulations: what you should know now
  • Taylor Vinters LLP
  • European Union
  • April 27 2017

In January 2017, the European Commission proposed the text of the new Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (“e-Privacy Regs”) to replace

Net neutrality: Dutch courage
  • Dentons
  • Netherlands, European Union
  • May 31 2012

While others are still dithering on the issue of net neutrality, the Dutch have boldly decided to intervene by adopting explicit net neutrality legislation, but what this means in practice and whether others will follow remains to be seen

Privacy concerns over WhatsApp acquisition
  • Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • European Union
  • March 12 2014

Two privacy groups filed a formal complaint with the FTC over Facebook's proposed $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp. The complaint claims that

German Court orders WhatsApp to provide consumers in Germany with T&Cs in German language
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Germany
  • May 24 2016

In a press release dated 17 May 2016, the Federation of German Consumer Organizations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband - vzbv) announced that on 8

What's Up With WhatsApp? Implications for Healthcare Organizations
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

As WhatsApp's reach surges and its penetration deepenseven among hard-to-reach older and poorer populationsit is critical for healthcare

Germany - Hamburg commissioner prohibits Facebook from collecting and storing data of German WhatsApp users and orders Facebook to delete all data that has already been forwarded by WhatsApp
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 27 2016

After the acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook in 2014, both parties publicly guaranteed that data would not be shared between them. Facebook and

Weekly Roundup of Data Issues - 4 November 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 4 2016

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), a UK judicial body, which was established in 2000 to hear complaints about Intelligence Services, has