Facebook privacy policy slated by Belgian data watchdog

Facebook has been accused of breaking European data-protection laws, in a report written for Belgium’s privacy watchdog.The social network placed “too much burden” on users to navigate its complex settings, said the report.Also, it said, people were not told enough about how data Facebook gathered on them was used in adverts.
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-31603929Also see:Facebook’s new Terms of Service violate EU law, Belgian groups say
The world’s largest social network is under scrutiny in Europe, following the publication of a report arguing that its updated Terms of Service and Data Use Policy are illegal.

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