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Germany to Restrict Facebook's Data Gathering Activities


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Andreas Mundt, Federal Cartel Office

Andreas Mundt, president of Germany's Federal Cartel Office addresses a news conference presenting findings of the anti-trust watchdog's investigation into Facebook's data collection practices in Bonn, Germany, February 7, 2019.

Credit: Reuters/Wolfgang Rattay

Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices in Germany after a landmark ruling on Thursday that the world's largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their consent.

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