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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12189

8 February 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 24 / 31
NEWS BRIEFS / Competition
German competition authority prohibits Facebook from merging the information collected by WhatsApp and Instagram
07/02/2019 (Agence Europe)

07/02/2019 (Agence Europe)The German competition authority (the 'Bundeskartellamt') issued a judgment on Thursday, February 7, prohibiting the American social networking giant Facebook from linking the data collected on its subsidiaries WhatsApp and Instagram to its users' profiles. The aim is to limit the "almost unlimited collection” of users' personal data, which places the group in a dominant position, explained the authority's president, Andreas Mundt, in a statement. The two...

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