On September 27, the Italian DPA (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) announced (source document in Italian and English) an investigation into privacy policy changes made to a texting app's user accounts. In particular, the DPA seeks detailed information on: (i) data categories that the app is making available to a social media platform; (ii) mechanisms to obtain user consent; and (iii) how users can exercise their rights under Italian privacy legislation.

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