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Austrian Privacy Activist To File Class Action Against Facebook

  • The Drum, Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:34 AM

Facebook has found itself back in the dock over its privacy standards after 25,000 users combined to file a class action lawsuit alleging violation of EU privacy laws. Austrian data protection campaigner Max Schrems is leading a legal challenge against the social media giant in Europe over the way the website collects and then forwards data about its members, as well as the manner in which users are monitored when they use a ‘like’ button.

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