Worlcoin halts operations in Spain as Bavarian DPA conducts investigation

04/06/2024 | Spanish DPA

The Spanish data protection authority (DPA), the AEPD, has announced that Worldcoin, the cryptocurrency project co-founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, will not resume data collection in the country until the Bavarian DPA, where the company has its main establishment in Europe, has concluded its investigation. 

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