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’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

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
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’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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