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Facebook shuts down public access for Belgian users

Thursday 3 December 2015 | 09:29 CET | News
Facebook is closing off access for Belgian users to public pages on the social network, following a court order against the company to stop tracking unregistered visitors. Facebook said Belgian users will need to log into their Facebook accounts or register as new users in order to see any content on its site, in order to comply with the court order and maintain security on the social network. In November a court in Brussels upheld a claim brought by the Belgian Privacy Commission that found Facebook was violating personal data protection laws by using cookies to track internet users without

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Belgium
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