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Facebook appeals Belgian privacy case

Thursday 28 March 2019 | 09:05 CET | News
Facebook will be appealing a Belgian court ruling pronounced in February 2018, on 27 and 28 March. The case harks back to 2015, when Belgium's Data Protection Agency took Facebook to court. The DPA, known at the time as the Privacy Commission, accused Facebook of infringing people's privacy with the way it collected information on private surfing behaviour. The DPA said Facebook used cookies and plug-ins to track internet users moving from one website to another. And, not only did the company use these methods for its social media users, it also followed millions of internet users in Belgium

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Belgium
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