The new requirement is part of ongoing changes to help increase safety, security, and transparency for apps on the Play Store.
Dutch DPA imposed a €725,000 fine on TikTok for violating the privacy of young children namely for the company’s alleged lack of transparency.
BEUC filed complaints with the European Commission and the European network of consumer authorities, saying WhatsApp was unfairly pressuring users.
In a new statement, the company has clarified that it won’t restrict any functionality, even if you don’t accept the policy for now.
A German regulator has slapped a three-month ban on Facebook collecting user data from WhatsApp accounts and referred the case to an EU watchdog, citing concerns about election integrity.
Beginning in the second quarter of 2022, developers submitting new apps and app updates to the Google Play store will be required to disclose certain information regarding their apps’ data collection, use, sharing and security practices.