Belgian Privacy Commission launched legal proceedings against Facebook




The Belgian Privacy Commission launched a lawsuit against Facebook for violating the privacy laws of Belgium. Thursday session will take place in Brussels. The Privacy Commission speaks of a “flagrant” violation of the law.

After discovery of the violation and recommendations from the Privacy Commission to cease, Facebook would have let know the jurisdiction of the committee not to accept. The social networking site would have reported that the Privacy Commission ‘affairs had misunderstood.

It says the chairman of the committee, William Debeuckelaere against include De Standaard: “It is clear that they flagrantly violated Belgian privacy is why we started this lawsuit..” The organization, the Belgian equivalent of the Dutch Data Protection Authority, noted the violation last month after examination.

Facebook would be to ‘tracking and tracing’ of personal data without permission and users do follow through, among other like-button on third party sites. Some questions answered about Facebook as privacy watchdog not and would argue that Facebook as a company do not have to keep headquartered in Ireland with Belgian law. It would also be at the track to a bug going


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