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German minister wants internet profile sale ban

Tuesday 23 September 2014 | 10:36 CET | News
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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere wishes to prevent internet companies from combining customer data to form personal profiles that they then sells on to third parties, said Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on its website. De Maiziere told the newspaper's Sunday edition that tools are needed to enable meaningful use of big data while preventing inadmissible creation of personal profiles.

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Companies: Google
Countries: Germany
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