Whatsapp unlikely to pay €225m DPC fine in next two years
Company says timing of its payout to the state may be impacted by appeal
Whatsapp is unlikely to pay out its €225 million fine to Ireland’s data watchdog for at least two years, details contained in its most recent accounts show.
The company’s Irish arm said it had set aside €246.25 million – more than the eventual fine it received – to deal with a penalty it received in September for “severe” breaches of Irish privacy laws.
But it added that the timing of the “outflow” – meaning the ...