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Italy launches probe into Facebook data use

Wednesday 11 April 2018 | 12:00 CET | News
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has launched a preliminary investigation into Facebook's methods of collecting and using personal data. The regulator said it would be analysing the information provided by the company during the initial registration process on the commercial use of subscriber data, above all by third-party websites and apps, when no specific consent has been given for the transfer of that data. AGCM said Facebook's conduct could amount to a breach of the country's consumer code and be deemed unfair commercial practice.

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Italy
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