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Facebook faces European probe over data collection

betanews Tuesday, 3 December 2019
It is not just Google which is coming under the scrutiny of the European Commission – the European antitrust regulator have announced that they are also looking into the data collection practices of Facebook. Just as with Google, the Commission has sent out preliminary questionnaires as part of an investigation into how Facebook collects and monetizes its data. See also: Facebook launches data portability tool to allow users to transfer photos and videos to Google Photos Google is under investigation over its data collection practices The Facebook app could be secretly using your iPhone camera behind your back This is… [Continue Reading]
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According to a report from Reuters, the European Commission is running an antitrust investigation into Google's data practices.

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