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German antitrust regulators prepare to require changes from Facebook regarding privacy and personal information.

Dark Reading Staff

January 14, 2019

1 Min Read

According to an article in German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, German regulators will soon present Facebook with a list of changes it must make in the way it collects and shares users' personal data if it wants to stay on the good side of privacy laws.

The Federal Cartel Office has been looking into Facebook since at least 2015, concentrating much of its investigation into the way Facebook collects and shares data with third-party apps.

According to Reuters, it's expected that the agency will set a deadline for compliance rather than require immediate action. A Facebook spokesman said the company disputes the agency's findings.

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