Issuing GDPR fines is just the first step of the process; at some point they have to be collected, and the UK ICO is struggling to do that with only a 26% success rate.
Clearview AI faces fresh legal trouble in the UK, where it may soon be fined for violation of the country's data protection laws and forced to delete any biometric data it has collected.
WhatsApp’s users in the Europe and the UK will receive a notification directing them to the updated information that fits the GDPR in Europe.
The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has warned Clearview AI it could face a £17 million (U.S. $22.6 million) fine over its use of people's data to power its facial recognition software.
US facial recognition company Clearview AI faces a potential £17m fine in the UK for an alleged breach of data privacy laws.
Users of the messaging app will be notified of the changes but won't have to take any action, the company said.