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Europe threatens Facebook with fines for tracking users and non-users online

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Just last week Facebook was hit with the news that its privacy settings — as well as the way the company uses personal data — are illegal in Germany. Now the social network has been threatened with fines for tracking people through third-party websites. The tracking affects even people who do not have a Facebook account, and this is something that a Belgian court took exception to. Belgium’s privacy watchdog also told Facebook to delete data that had been illegally collected about Belgian citizens. See also: If you’re concerned about privacy, you might want to skip Facebook’s VPN — Onavo… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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