Facebook has been ordered to limit the amount of information it gathers on its users as the backlash against the social media giant continues.
A German court has ruled that Facebook will need to cut down on collecting user data across different platforms unless customers have given explicit consent.
The ruling from the German competition regulator (FCO) comes after the body declared it believes Facebook took advantage of its market dominance to gather up huge amounts of user data.
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“In future, Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data to their Facebook user accounts,” said FCO president Andreas Mundt.
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