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Germany Takes Legal Steps Against Facebook

July 8th, 2010 07:37 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

crimeandpunishment writes “Not only are Germany and Facebook not friends, they might end up opponents in a courtroom. Germany has begun legal action over privacy. A German data protection official accuses Facebook of illegally saving personal data of people who don’t use the site and haven’t given permission to access their private information. Germany, which has also launched an investigation into Google over its Street View mapping program, has some of the strictest privacy laws in the world.”

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