Germany well-placed to handle Facebook privacy case: European official

Facebook is unlikely to come under separate EU antitrust scrutiny since Germany, which launched an investigation into the social network last week, is well-placed to handle the case, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Monday.The comments by European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager came after the German competition office said last week it was investigating Facebook for suspected abuse of market power over breaches of data protection laws.
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/mar/07/facebook-privacy-data-protection-investigation-germany-euAlso see:German regulator well suited to investigate Facebook: EU’s Vestager
Germany, which launched an investigation into social network Facebook last week, is well placed to handle the case, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Monday.The comments by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager came after the German competition office said last week it was investigating Facebook for suspected abuse of market power over breaches of data protection laws.
http://in.reuters.com/article/eu-facebook-antitrust-idINKCN0W91PN
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