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WhatsApp can go ahead with its new privacy policy, São Paulo state court rules

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 18 May 2021 16:02
  • 18 May 2021 18:41
WhatsApp won't have to suspend its new privacy policy because there's no proof the messaging app and its parent company Facebook will violate data privacy rights, a state court in São Paulo said in a decision seen by MLex.
Earlier this month, the Brazilian Institute for the Defense of Personal

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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