Germany will go to the European Data Protection Council to extend this ban to all countries of the European Union.
WhatsApp attributes this decision to a "great misunderstanding"
In addition, he also stressed that the acceptance of these new conditions of use is not freely given because WhatsApp requires their acceptance in order to continue using all the functionalities of the platform.
This prohibition has been carried out through an emergency procedure that has a temporary validity of 3 months, which is why Johannes Casper will take this case before the European Data Protection Council to achieve a legally binding decision at European level.
For its part, a WhatsApp spokesperson has stated that they do not agree with the investigation carried out by the Hamburg commissioner and that this order prohibiting its new conditions of use it is based on a “great misunderstanding” that has no legitimate basis.
Finally, it has stated that this prohibition it will not affect the continuity of the application of its new conditions of use in the rest of the world.
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