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Facebook hit with fine for 'misleading' EU about WhatsApp takeover

The European Union has fined Facebook €110 million (£94 million; $122 million) for providing misleading information about its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp.  SEE ALSO: European nations fine Facebook over being cagey with users' data In a press release, the European Commission said when Facebook informed it of the takeover it had said it would be unable to "establish reliable automated matching" between Facebook and WhatsApp user accounts.
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog has fined Facebook 110 million euros ($122 million) for providing misleading information over its buyout of mobile messaging service WhatsApp.

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(Reuters) — European Union antitrust regulators on Thursday said they would fine Facebook 110 million euros ($122.4 million) for providing misleading information over its purchase of messaging service WhatsApp in 2014. Calling it a ...

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The European Union has fined Facebook 110 million euros -- about $122 million -- for providing "misleading information" during a 2014 review of its WhatsApp acquisition, which raised concerns about data sharing between the two servi...

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