BERLIN (AP) — German data protection authorities have ordered Facebook to delete data, such as phone numbers, it has received from its subsidiary WhatsApp.
Facebook acquired the global messaging service two years ago and announced this summer that WhatsApp would begin sharing the phone numbers of its users with the social network as part of a program to synchronize the two businesses.
However, Hamburg's Commissioner for Data Protection ruled Tuesday that Facebook "neither has obtained ...
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