Facebook ordered to pay 30,000 euros in France over 'abusive' usage terms

phys.org | 2/13/2019 | Staff
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France's consumer protection agency said it and the European Commission had secured Facebook's agreement to "significantly modify its terms of use"

A French court has ordered Facebook to pay 30,000 euros ($34,000) over "abusive" terms-of-use agreements that people had to accept in order to access their social media accounts, the consumer group which filed the lawsuit said Wednesday.

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The ruling came as France's consumer protection agency said it and the European Commission had secured Facebook's agreement to "significantly modify its terms of use" by the end of June.

They will include "clear language" spelling out that Facebook makes money by allowing targeted advertising based on the...
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