❕NEWS – Instagram under EU scrunity over handling of kids’ data | Proxies-free

As reported by BBC, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner, also known as DPC, is currently investigating whether the popular image sharing platform, Instagram is able to properly protect sensitive data like email addresses and phone numbers for accounts owned by underage children. DPC is the leading regulatory body in the European region, and since a number of tech giants have headquarters in Ireland, they must be ready to receive heavy fines should the failed to protect their users’ private data or to illicitly sell them to third party.