However, various privacy-conscious groups remain skeptical. Via Bloomberg, a regulator in Germany is seeking to block any rollout of such changes until it can complete an investigation. The commission said it wants to ensure that there is not an “abusive exploitation of data power” taking place. Facebook will be able to respond at a hearing.
This is by no means the first time that Facebook and WhatsApp data sharing have provoked the ire of regulators.
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