Feb 16, 2018

Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium

Facebook has been ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium. The company has been told to delete all the data it had gathered on people who did not use Facebook. The court said Facebook must "Stop following and recording internet use by people surfing in Belgium, until it complies with Belgian privacy laws". In 2015, the CPP complained that Facebook tracked people when they visited pages on the site or clicked "Like" or "Share", even if they were not members. Now the court has again agreed with the findings of the CPP. Facebook said it was "Disappointed" by the verdict.

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