With strict conditions to prevent the Federal cartel office, Facebook to combine user data from different services together. Facebook fights back now with a court complaint.
Facebook has appealed before the higher regional court in Düsseldorf against the Bundeskartellamt. A spokeswoman for the court said. The cartel office had imposed on Facebook for far-reaching restrictions on the processing of user information. The US group is abusing its dominant position in Germany to Collect and Exploit data, so cartel office chief Andreas Mundt.
The German cartel office wants to restrict data collection by Facebook.Collecting user data to
Facebook make use of the service depends on to be able to unlimited of any type of user data from third-party sources, such as own subsidiaries Whatsapp and Instagram gather, had explained Mundt. In addition, Facebook interfaces also have access to data from websites and Apps of other operators. The decision, according to may, in the future, services like the Messenger-offer Whatsapp or photo sharing service Instagram, although more data, but only with the consent of the user to the Facebook account.