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# a fine mess

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'Patent ambiguity': WhatsApp's record €225 million fine underlines grave transparency issues
A report by
Ian Curran
The Data Protection Commission’s final 250-plus page decision could be significant for the application of GDPR.
Some of the information provided by WhatsApp to users was described as "unnecessarily ambiguous" and "ill-defined".
Non-users of WhatsApp were given no information about why the company was processing their mobile phone numbers.
Engaging with WhatsApp's Privacy Policy during the inquiry was described as a "needlessly frustrating exercise".
Taoiseach meets with former Fine Gaeler Fitzpatrick after he said party has become 'style over substance'
The Louth TD had been a vocal campaigner to retain the Eighth Amendment in the Constitution, at odds with his wider party.
'There are things that I cannot say, otherwise I will get fined'
Manchester United’s Paul Pogba has addressed speculation over his relationship with Jose Mourinho.
YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos
The Fine Brothers reversed the decision after a major backlash saw them lose hundreds of thousands of subscribers.
Apple's week goes from bad to worse as it apologises for buggy iOS8 update
The update meant some users were unable to make or receive calls and caused issues with users’ Touch ID feature.
NFL: Saints fan ref removed from New Orleans game
Brian Stropolo will not be officiating during Panthers v Saints tonight.