United Internet chairman attacks global internet giants

Monday 8 August 2011 | 16:40 CET | News
The founder and chairman of German internet company United Internet, Ralph Dommermuth, has attacked global internet companies such as Facebook, Google and Apple over data security concerns. In an interview with German business magazine 'Der Spiegel', he said that their appetite for data was insatiable, and that they were able to dictate terms due to having a quasi-monopoly in their markets. He added that many of United Internet's international rivals pass on customer data without question and scan e-mail for advertising purposes. He also accused them of storing IP addresses and co-operating

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Apple / Facebook / Google / United Internet
Countries: Germany / World
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