After its purchase in 2014 WhatsApp issued new terms of service notifying users that it would transfer their data to its new parent company Facebook.
After all the buzz about user data privacy, CNIL chose to send a formal public notice to WhatsApp to ensure the highest level of transparency on the massive data transfer from WhatsApp to Facebook and inform users to keep their data under control. If Whatsapp does not comply it could sanction the company, the watchdog said.
Jonghyun, lead singer of K-pop group Shinee, dies
He was taken to a nearby hospital suffering from cardiac arrest but was later pronounced dead, the news agency Yonhap reported . His death is a blow to the massive worldwide fan base that Korea's "K-pop" music has attracted in recent years.
In WhatsApp's case, the regulatory body found that the user data transfers of some 11 million French users were never used for some of the purposes originally intended, one of which is targeted advertising. Also, it is not free: the only way to refuse the data transfer for "business intelligence" purposes is to uninstall the application.
"While the security goal seems to be essential to the efficient functioning of the application, it is not the case for the "business intelligence" objective which aims at improving performances and optimising the use of the application through the analysis of its users' behaviour", noted Chair of the CNIL. After which, CNIL chose to issue formal notice to WhatsApp to comply with the Data Protection Act within one month. The authority rejected arguments by WhatsApp that it is subject only to the law of the US, saying that it becomes the authority in charge the moment any company is processing data in France.
Browns fall to the Ravens, 27-10, as 0-16 looms closer
Running back Isaiah Crowell slammed through a hole at left guard for 59 yards on the first play after the turnover on downs. The Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns have a ton in common as they head into their Week 15 matchup in Cleveland.
The French regulator said that WhatsApp had not properly obtained users' consent to begin sharing their phone numbers with Facebook for "business intelligence" purposes. This is not the first time the company has been slammed for collecting data. This means there is no way WhatsApp can provide sufficient guarantees to preserve the interest or the fundamental freedoms of users since there is no mechanism whereby they can refuse while continuing to use the application. If it does not, the agency may appoint an internal investigator.
Ben Roethlisberger hit Jesse James for what appeared to be a 10-yard touchdown, but a review showed James lost possession. Brown left in obvious pain after getting his left leg tangled up with a pair of New England defenders.
Mason Fine passed for 303 yards and three touchdowns for North Texas (9-5), but was intercepted twice and fumbled twice. Fast forward to 2017, and the Broncos again find themselves as underdogs in a West Coast bowl against a Power 5 team.
Wenger said: "How close [to new deal]?" Ozil , like Alexis Sanchez , has just a few months left on his current contract with the Gunners as he continues to be linked with a move away from The Emirates.
Indeed, the 31-year-old's own unbeaten domestic sequence is even longer than the 19 months Celtic had enjoyed collectively. It's a big thank you to the players for what we've done. "If the pitch was better we might have kept it better".
The bus was transporting students between a school in Millas and the communities of Saint-Feliu-D'Amont and Saint-Feliu-d'Avall. Three people have died in a "terrible accident" involving a school bus and a train in the south of France .
RAM : While the Galaxy A8 2018 will come with 4GB RAM , the Galaxy A8+ 2018 will be available in 4GB and 6GB RAM versions. There is no information regarding the pricing and availability of the devices, Samsung will reveal more at the CES 2018.
Campbell Soup, based in New Jersey, already makes a number of well-known snacks, including Goldfish crackers and Milano cookies. But he cautions that the deal sets Hershey up for competition with PepsiCo Inc's Frito-Lay and Campbell's Pepperidge.
See some tips on staying warm here and call 911 or head to an emergency room if you start to see any symptoms . It should taper off betwen 7 and 9 p.m.in New York City and about midnight on the east end of Long Island.
Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable have the best odds of dethroning at +370 and in second place is The New Day at +410. The Usos odds have shortened to -140 to retain the Smackdown Tag Team Championship in a Fatal Fourway.
Jakarta resident Web Warouw was on the 18th floor of a building in the capital when the quake struck. "Suddenly, we felt dizzy... We then realised it was a quake and immediately ran downstairs", the 50-year-old told AFP.
Afghan forces thwart attack on training center in Kabul
Insider and imposter attacks are a near mainstay for Afghan and US troops in the fight against the Taliban and ISIS. So far, neither the Taliban insurgency nor any other militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Benteke scores first of season as Palace win at Leicester
Conceding at least woke the Foxes up and Benteke nearly gifted them an immediate equaliser, heading inches wide of his own goal. On Saturday, we did score them. "It was not a good game for us and Crystal Palace deserved this result".
Pentagon Never Admitted Having Secret UFO Program. Until Now
Reid confirmed the existence of the program, as did Pentagon officials, though the latter claim that the program ended in 2012. Bigelow, a devout believer that aliens have visited Earth, is now working with NASA on producing space modules for human use.
Osweiler to the rescue for Broncos
They recorded just 228 total yards of offense, and while they did not turn the ball over, big plays were nowhere to be found. Denver is 5-0 in games in which Anderson has run 20-plus times and has lost all nine other games this season.