Phone app steals address data

Whatsapp steals address book data. US law permits this practice and other privacy violations like it.  “This practice contravenes Canadian and Dutch privacy law, which holds that information may only be retained for so long as it is required for the fullfilment of an identified purpose,” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21242767 The US is intimidating countries like The Netherlands and Canada to eliminate their strict internet privacy laws.

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