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Strong German rule over Facebook’s private data usage… #cyberculture agenda…

Germany just deleted Facebook

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt, the country’s antitrust regulator) has ruled that Facebook can’t combine user data aggregated from different sources (Facebook usage data, data from pages with Facebook Like buttons, data purchased from third parties, etc), because users can’t reasonably anticipate the way these different datastreams might be combined, nor the kinds of inferences that could be gleaned thereby.

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