Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog has renewed calls for greater clarity over new data-sharing arrangements between WhatsApp and its parent company, Facebook. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog has renewed calls for greater clarity over new data-sharing arrangements between WhatsApp and its parent company, Facebook. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong privacy watchdog renews calls for Facebook to disclose new data-sharing arrangement with WhatsApp

  • Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner for personal data says she wrote to Facebook with a series of questions and concerns over the new terms
  • Fears over the changes to the way WhatsApp data is shared with Facebook have prompted many users to flock to other encrypted messaging apps

Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog has renewed calls for greater clarity over new data-sharing arrangements between WhatsApp and its parent company, Facebook. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog has renewed calls for greater clarity over new data-sharing arrangements between WhatsApp and its parent company, Facebook. Photo: AFP
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