Facebook’s privacy policy breaches European law, report finds

A report commissioned by the Belgian privacy commission has found that Facebook is acting in violation of European law, despite updating its privacy policy.Conducted by the Centre of Interdisciplinary Law and ICT at the University of Leuven in Belgium, the report claimed that Facebook’s privacy policy update in January had only expanded older policy and practices, and found that it still violates European consumer protection law.
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/23/facebooks-privacy-policy-breaches-european-law-report-findsAlso 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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