WhatsApp’s privacy policy, Dublin’s busy real estate market, and how to fix the rental crisis


Messaging platform WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy for European users after the record €225 million fine by the Irish privacy watchdog over transparency breaches under EU law. In addition to the fine, the tech giant was ordered by the Irish Data Protection Commission to make required changes to privacy notices for its European users within three months of the ruling in August. Simon Carswell reports.

Dublin is the fifth busiest real estate market in Europe with more than €3 billion invested between the end of last year and the third quarter of 2021, according to a new report by consultancy PwC and the Urban Land Institute. This put the Irish capital on a par with Paris and ahead of cities such as Oslo, Milan and Manchester. Eoin Burke-Kennedy has the details.

Eoin also reports that Irish…

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