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Germany cracks down on Facebook over data harvesting

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Thursday 07 February 19

The US social media giant has been warned that it cannot continue to amalgamate data gathered from third party sources with data from the users' existing Facebook profile

Germany's consumer watchdog has cracked down on Facebook's data gathering processes, saying that the company must seek explicit user consent before it continues its operations. The Budeskartellamt said in a statement to the press that the US social media giant must modify its behaviour in Germany…

Germany's consumer watchdog has cracked down on Facebook's data gathering processes, saying that the company must seek explicit user consent before it continues its operations. The Budeskartellamt said in a statement to the press that the US social media giant must modify its behaviour in Germany…

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