The Knowledge Safety Company issued a decision on October 26, 2016 stating that it’s unlawful to incorporate individuals with out their consent in WhatsApp teams.
The decision was formulated as a result of the City Corridor of the city of Boecillo created from a cell phone line owned by a WhatsApp group to which it integrated the numbers of 255 residents, most of them residents of the city, to tell them about «actions or actions of neighborhood curiosity«.
Town council has been condemned regardless of justifying its motion stating that the numbers have been supplied straight by the house owners of the identical to contact straight with an individual in command of the Metropolis Council and obtain data, and added that the contacts have been referred to complaints on cleansing and street community, cultural and sports activities data, cost of taxes, and so forth …
The AEPD considers that the road of the complaining neighbor was seen to all different group members and for that cause it has sanctioned the native company.
The decision impacts public administrations and public our bodies, however not individuals who add pals or household.