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Telegram App Agrees to Register in Russia, but Not to Share Private Data

Pavel Durov, founder of the Telegram messaging app, agreed on Wednesday for his firm to be registered in Russia after coming under pressure from the authorities to do so, but said it would not share confidential user data with anyone.

Source: Telegram App Agrees to Register in Russia, but Not to Share Private Data – The New York Times

The WhatsApp wake-up call for companies doing business in the EU

A recent Dutch court case has reinforced the obligation under existing EU data protection law for companies not established in the EU to appoint a representative in each member state in which they operate or else face potential penalties.

Source: The WhatsApp wake-up call for companies doing business in the EU

Privacy by default in online services

Privacy as the default setting is one of the “seven foundational principles” of privacy by design, a concept developed back in the ’90s. PbD has been widely recognized in the business environment and subsequently became part of various legal frameworks.

Source: Privacy by default in online services

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