EU DPAs target WhatsApp and Yahoo – 1st step in enhanced enforcement cooperation
In another letter to Yahoo regarding the data breach that occurred in 2014 and resulted in a loss of at least 500 million Yahoo! Inc users’ personal details. The DPAs have requested the company to ‘communicate all aspects of the data breach to the WP29, to notify the concerned users of the adverse effects and to cooperate with all upcoming national data protection authorities’ enquiries and/or investigations’.
WP29 will soon publish its initial guidance on enforcement under the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
The letter to WhatsApp is at https://www.cnil.fr/sites/default/files/atoms/files/20161027_letter_of_the_chair_of_the_art_29_wp_whatsapp.pdf
The letter to Yahoo is at https://www.cnil.fr/sites/default/files/atoms/files/20161027_letter_of_the_chair_of_the_art_29_wp_yahoo.pdf