WhatsApp could be fined 50 million euros
Instant messaging is accused of violating the General Data Protection Regulation regarding the sharing of its user data with Facebook
WhatsApp could receive a fine of between 30 and 50 million euros, according to three sources close to this file consulted by the publication. The survey is conducted by the protection authority Irish data (Data Protection Commission) since it is from Ireland that Facebook pilot operations in Europe.
The amount could be revised upwards
The current record for the largest fine imposed by Europe on a Gafam is held by Google. The National Commission for Computing and Freedoms (CNIL) had demanded 100 million euros from the American giant.