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Spanish consumers class-action suit against Facebook accepted by court

Monday 15 July 2019 | 09:37 CET | News
Spanish consumer group OCU announced that its data breach claim against Facebook has been accepted for hearing by a commercial court in Madrid. The class-action suit represents consumers who may have had their data protection rights breached in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. 

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Spain
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