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Meta hit with UK antitrust damages class action over Facebook user terms

By Simon Zekaria
  • 13 Jan 2022 18:31
  • 13 Jan 2022 08:45
Meta today has been targeted by a UK antitrust class action over terms imposed on consumers to use its social network Facebook.
The lawsuit seeks at least 2.3 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) damages, plus interest, for around 44 million UK consumers. The case is set to be filed at the

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Simon Zekaria

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Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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