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Posted 01 March 2015 - 01:00 PM

Facebook's revamped data policy 'breaking European law'
 
Summary: Belgian academics find that Facebook's aversion to opt-in settings could mean its new data policy contravenes European legislation on a number of fronts.
 
By Jo Best for Benelux | February 24, 2015 -- 11:40 GMT (11:40 GMT)
 
Changes Facebook made to its privacy policy earlier this year have been criticised by a report commissioned by the Belgian privacy watchdog.
The report, compiled by academics from two Belgian universities at the request of the Belgian Privacy Commission, found that the changes may fall foul of European law.