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Facebook loses Italian case on unfair practices in data handling, 'free' service claims

By Giulia Bedini and Matthew Newman
  • 08 Apr 2021 10:54
  • 08 Apr 2021 10:54
Facebook broke Italian consumer protection law by illegally enticing people to use its platform for social media services, but failing to tell them the “free” services were paid by monetizing their personal data, an Italian court said, siding with the country’s antitrust authority.

In a ruling last week rejecting an appeal

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