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Facebook could be fined a symbolic £500,000 (€565,000) by the UK’s privacy regulator after the social network giant failed to prevent key user data fa(...)

WhatsApp announced it would share user information with its parent company Facebook for the first time in August. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The Data Protection Commissioner in Ireland is examining the sharing of user information between WhatsApp and Facebook after authorities in Hamburg ba(...)

A computer user poses in front of a Google search page in this photo illustration taken in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Google risks a fresh round of criticism after its attempts to apply a court ruling giving citizens the right to be forgotten backfired, the State’s da(...)