German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business
“Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data to their Facebook user accounts…” Also on our forum:
German (antitrust) Regulators... Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business .... people don’t understand the massive trade-off ... with their information when they sign up for the “free” site .... ruled Facebook was exploiting consumers .... prohibited...
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Astounding: German antitrust regulators basically outlaw Facebook's ad business model of building complex user profiles including non-FB data, saying FB has so much power that users cannot be said to have consented voluntarily! HT
German regulators just outlawed Facebook's whole ad business
Hilarious that Facebook thinks delivering ads to its users is a ”service”
Germans ban Facebook’s predatory data-gathering tactics
When just the headline makes you grin.
potentially huge: Germany stands up to Facebook: “Facebook’s dominance... allows it to impose on users contractual terms ... When there is a lack of competition, users accepting terms of service are often not truly consenting. The consent is a fiction.”
German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business
German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook’s Whole Ad Business, by Emily Dreyfuss /