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Facebook admits tracking non-users

Monday 13 April 2015 | 09:23 CET | News
Facebook has admitted that it tracked users who do not have an account with the social network, but says that the tracking only happened because of a bug that is now being fixed. The social network responded to a report commissioned by the Belgian data protection authority, which found Facebook in breach of European data privacy laws, saying that the report "gets it wrong multiple times in asserting how Facebook uses information", the Guardian reports. Richard Allan, Facebook's vice president of policy for Europe, said the researchers did find a bug that may have sent cookies to some people

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Belgium / World
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