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Clegg warns EU privacy regulations threaten Facebook business model - report

Sunday 10 March 2019 | 22:25 CET | News
Sir Nick Clegg, Head of Global Affairs for Facebook, has claimed that the company's business model is under threat from proposed EU privacy regulations, reports The Sunday Telegraph.

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Europe / United Kingdom
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