Belgian Court Orders Facebook to Stop Collecting Data

This photo shows application icons from left, Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Messenger Kids on an iPhone in New York, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Photo: AP
This photo shows application icons from left, Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Messenger Kids on an iPhone in New York, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.

February 16, 2018 09:19 AM

Belgian media say a Brussels court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data about citizens in the country or face fines for every day it fails to comply.

The daily De Standaard reported Friday that the court upheld a Belgian privacy commission finding that Facebook is collecting data without users' consent.

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