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Germany looks to restrict Facebook's data collection

8 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Facebook is facing increasing scrutiny over the way it handles user data, with regulators in Germany hoping to legally restrict the scope of Facebook's data collection practices through third-party apps. Only last month, it emerged that various third party companies - like Netflix, Spotify and Apple - were given access to huge swathes of Facebook's user data , and could even "read, write, and delete users' private messages". Last year too, we reported on how the Facebook-owned WhatsApp was sharing user's payment information with its parent company. According the Bild am Sonntag , Germany's...
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