With Decision on Facebook’s WhatsApp Acquisition Due Oct. 3, EC Sends Out Detailed Questionnaires

by David Cohen
The European Commission, the antitrust authority of the European Union, will decide on Facebook’s proposed acquisition of cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp by Oct. 3, and the EC will do so armed with detailed information from questionnaires sent to companies including telecommunications operators, other social-networking sites and Internet-service providers, The Wall ...Read the full article

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