Jan 28, 2019 - Technology

Irish data cop wants more info on Facebook's messaging integration

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Ireland's data protection regulator on Monday asked for an "urgent briefing" on Facebook's nascent plans to integrate the infrastructure of Facebook Messenger, Instagram messaging and WhatsApp.

What they're saying: "The Irish DPC will be very closely scrutinising Facebook’s plans as they develop, particularly insofar as they involve the sharing and merging of personal data between different Facebook companies," it said in a statement.

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