20 December 2016, USA:
The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to Facebook alleging, the company provided incorrect or misleading information during the Commission’s 2014 investigation into Facebook–WhatsApp acquisition.
EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said, “The Commission’s preliminary view is that Facebook gave us incorrect or misleading information during the investigation into its acquisition of WhatsApp.”
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The charge sheet, to which Facebook must respond by the end of January, comes as a surprise after the EU approved the WhatsApp takeover without any conditions as per WSJ report. (Image- Daily Express)