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German Watchdog Gives Facebook Deadline

A German consumer watchgroup announced that Facebook’s App Centre was releasing user data to third parties without receiving user consent.According to Reuters, Germany's largest consumer lobby group has given a September 4 deadline for the network to fix the alleged problem or they will seek legal action. Gathering personal information without a user's consent is a violation of Germany's Telemedia Act.

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