If you have been following the latest news on regards Tech and the likes, you probably should be aware about WhatsApp’s latest update to their Terms of service, We discussed about that Here, and to be sincere,WhatsApp’s New Policy isn’t Turning Out Good For Them.
This issue got so many people talking as it seemed obvious users wouldn’t want their data to be share, no matter what. Fortunately, users aren’t the only people that are not feeling the thrill as the case just got real with the Government.
Reports has it that UK’s information commissioner and third-party organizations have found major faults in the way the move is executed and are now tightening the grip around the social network titan.
Elizabeth Denham, who happens to be the current UK ICO, commented on regards this issue, which quotes;
We’ve been informed of the changes. Organisations do not need to get prior approval from the ICO to change their approaches, but they do need to stay within data protection laws. We are looking into this. … “The changes WhatsApp and Facebook are making will affect a lot of people. Some might consider it’ll give them a better service, others may be concerned by the lack of control. Our role is to pull back the curtain on things like this, ensuring that companies are being transparent with the public about how their personal data is being shared, and protecting consumers by making sure the law is being followed
All these and more brings us to the fact that it isn’t going well for Mark and his team.
So What do you think? Is the government been pushy by involving themselves into this? Tell us using the comment box.