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Berlin court rules against Facebook's privacy settings, terms and conditions

Monday 27 January 2020 | 09:30 CET | News
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The Appellate Court in Berlin has ruled that Facebook's privacy settings and part of its terms and conditions violate consumer and data protection laws. The terms and conditions include a clause on use of users' profile pictures for commercial purposes and a default function in the Facebook mobile app that states the location of people in the chat function. The association for the protection of consumers (Vzbv) filed the lawsuit against Facebook.

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Companies: Vzbv
Countries: Germany
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