Mar 072014
 March 7, 2014  Posted by  Business

Seth Rosenblatt reports:

The proposed sale of WhatsApp to Facebook will violate the privacy expectations of WhatsApp’s users, two privacy groups argued Thursday in a formal complaint to the Federal Trade Commission.

Filed by the Washington, D.C.-based Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy, the “unfair and deceptive practices” complaint states that WhatsApp’s privacy policy is incompatible with Facebook’s. They request that the FTC “halt Facebook’s proposed acquisition of WhatsApp” until the issues listed in the complaint are “adequately resolved.”

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