FTC warning unlikely to stop Facebook from changing WhatsApp privacy policies

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Despite pressure from the Federal Trade Commission, Facebook is unlikely to leave WhatsApp’s stricter privacy policies intact, once government regulators approve the $19 billion acquisition, privacy experts say.

Late last week, Jessica Rich, director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, sent Facebook a letter, warning the social network that it must abide by the privacy promises WhatsApp made to users of its instant messaging service.

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