Microsoft has highlighted the importance of getting to common grounds with regards to data sharing. It has also detailed three of its new data use agreements for community review and input.
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Microsoft and Iconem recently announced the Open Notre Dame initiative. They are now calling for sharing of open data through GitHub to help restore the Lady of Paris to its former glory.
Facebook continued to provide a select group of 'whitelisted' companies user data after it had allegedly stopped in 2015, according to a new report. The company questioned the accuracy of the report.
Facebook has confirmed that it has begun a previously announced audit of apps which may have gleaned a lot of data before a 2014 change was put in place. It said 200 apps were suspended so far.
The UK's information commissioner has provided an update on the WhatsApp data sharing situation. The data transfer from WhatsApp to Facebook is currently on hold and the ICO wants more user control.
The data protection commissioner for Hamburg, Germany, has ordered Facebook to delete any data it may have already transferred from WhatsApp. He also said users must give permission to share data.