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EU gives Facebook, Google, Twitter service term ultimatum

Friday 17 March 2017 | 09:07 CET | News
European consumer protection authorities have given Facebook, Twitter and Google a one-month ultimatum to amend their terms of service or face fines, according to an unnamed source cited by Reuters. The authorities sent letters to the companies in December saying that some of their service terms broke European Union consumer protection law. The terms in question include the requirement for users to seek redress in court in California, where the companies are based, instead of their country of residence, requiring consumers to waive mandatory rights such as the right to cancel a contract, and

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Categories: Internet
Companies: European Commission / Facebook / Google / Twitter
Countries: Europe
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