Regulators are pushing WhatsApp to show they are not violating user rights, and Russia is challenging Google in its latest effort to limit Big Tech. At the same time, Google's Android is increasing its privacy stance - and another study shows most consumers don't want data shared without consent.
--Susan Raab, Editor
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Facebook's WhatsApp gets more regulator pushback
India, Brazil, Turkey and others oppose WhatsApp policy change
Google announces new Android privacy measures
Android privacy sandbox protects machine learning data
As part of a new set of privacy features, Android introduces Private Compute Core, a partition within the operating system that will protect the privacy of machine-learned data, while still allowing the data to be accessed for system-level functions. Specifically, audio and language processing will remain with each device rather than making it available to the network.