Facebook is trampling on European privacy laws, says Belgian watchdog

Author: Andrew Griffin, Independent (UK), Published on: 15 May 2015

Facebook is scoffing at European privacy laws by tracking people, and they should take action to ensure that they are safe from its surveillance, the Belgian government’s privacy watchdog has said. Facebook will not reveal how it uses data, the committee said...A Facebook spokeswoman questioned the Belgians' authority but said it would review the study's recommendations with the Irish data protection commissioner: "We work hard to make sure people have control over what they share and with whom." [also refers to Apple, Amazon, Google]

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