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Facebook facing mass action lawsuit in Europe over latest data breach

Monday 19 April 2021 | 10:03 CET | News
Digital Rights Ireland (DRI), digital rights advocacy and lobbying group, is calling on Facebook users affected by the latest data breach to join a mass legal action against the company. The group is inviting affected Facebook users across Europe to join a mass action lawsuit at facebookbreach.eu. DRI plans to sue the company to secure damages for affected users.  It claims this will be a first for legal actions against tech giants in Europe, and the largest-ever mass action of its kind. The case will be filed in Irish courts for thousands of Facebook users. The DPI has filed a complaint with

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Europe / Ireland
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