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Facebook and Google have first GDPR complaints filed

Facebook and Google have become the targets of the first official complaints of GDPR noncompliance, filed on the day the privacy law takes effect across the EU.

Across four complaints, related to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Google’s Android operating system. Noyb – European consumer rights organisation argues that the companies have forced users into agreeing to new terms of service which is in breach of the requirement in the law that such consent should be freely given.

In a statement, Google said: “We build privacy and security into our products from the very earliest stages and are committed to complying with the EU general data protection regulation. Over the last 18 months, we have taken steps to update our products, policies and processes to provide users with meaningful data transparency and control across all the services that we provide in the EU.”

Let the fun begin……..

 

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