French consumer group: Google, Facebook privacy policies are too hard to read

French consumer protection group UFC-Que Choisir has issued Facebook, Twitter and Google with a summons to appear before the Paris High Court, which it has asked to strike out what it says are unfair or illegal clauses in the companies’ user agreements.The group said the three companies had not reacted to letters its lawyers sent last June asking them to modify the agreements governing how they handle users’ personal information. The terms and conditions are still just as unreadable, with up to 100 hypertext links, many of them to pages that are not in French, it said Tuesday.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2111560/french-consumer-group-sues-google-facebook-and-twitter-over-privacy-policies.html

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