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Germany restricts Facebook’s data gathering

Source: Amie Tsang, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)

Germany’s competition authority has ruled that Facebook cannot gather personal data across platforms and websites unless users give permission from each individual site, a decision that could have wide-ranging implications on the company’s ability to target advertising.

Facebook will be prohibited from combining data from third-party websites and connecting it with a Facebook account without the voluntary consent of the user, the ruling said.

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