Facebook accused of ‘tricking’ users into signing privacy agreement: ずくなしの冷や水


Facebook accused of ‘tricking’ users into signing privacy agreement

Facebook accused of ‘tricking’ users into signing privacy agreement
The evil geniuses at Facebook are camouflaging consent provisions and manipulating users into hastily accepting their tracking terms by showing them fake notifications, a new lawsuit says.

The accusations were made in a complaint filed by the European Center for Digital Rights on behalf of an anonymous Facebook user. The lawsuit, filed against Facebook Ireland Ltd. (where the social network has its European HQ) alleges that the company misled and pressured people into accepting its new privacy policy and terms.

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If proved to be true, the tactic might be in violation of the newly enacted GDPR rules. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect last Friday in an effort to force companies to protect the privacy rights of consumers who reside in the EU.





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