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Facebook's WhatsApp faces a complaint by EU over new privacy updates

Facebook's owned WhatsApp faces a complaint by European Union over the new privacy updates that are pressurizing the users to accept it. 

The EU filed a complaint against tech giant on Monday over the way WhatsApp has brought in changes to its terms of service and privacy policy, saying they aren't transparent or easily understood by users.

As WhatsApp was the main route of connecting with people, a few months back it has experienced some data privacy issues and with the new updates related to privacy concerns, bombarded users to forcefully accept it. Due to which the users have now shifted to other applications such as Signal and Telegram.

BEUC and consumer rights groups from eight member countries filed the complaint to the EU’s executive Commission and the bloc’s network of consumer authorities, according to the media reports.




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