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Google, Facebook face first complaints under EU GDPR by Schrems group NOYB

Friday 25 May 2018 | 10:29 CET | News
The data protection group NOYB (None of your business) has filed the first complaints under the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which took effect on 25 May. The group backed by privacy activist Max Schrems filed cases with national data protection regulators against Google (Android) in France, Instagram in Belgium, WhatsApp in Germany and Facebook in Austria over so-called 'forced consent', where users are required to allow access to their personal data in order to use the services. 

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Countries: Europe
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