abarbarian Posted February 16, 2022 Share Posted February 16, 2022 Mark Zuckerberg and team consider shutting down Facebook and Instagram in Europe if Meta can not process Europeans’ data on US servers Quote If Meta is not given the option to transfer, store and process data from its European users on US-based servers, Facebook and Instagram may be shut down across Europe, the social media giants’ owner reportedly warned in its annual report. Meta’s threat to close down Facebook and Instagram in Europe backfires as EU leaders embrace shutdown: ‘Life would be very good without’ Quote Last night, Germany’s new economy minister Robert Habeck told reporters during a meeting in Paris: “After I was hacked I have lived without Facebook and Twitter for four years and life has been fantastic. Speaking alongside his German colleague, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire added: “I can confirm that life would be very good without Facebook and that we would live very well without Facebook.” You too? Record 44m Brits may be in line for compensation as £2.3bn class action lawsuit against Facebook is launched in London court Quote “Yet there was a dark side to Facebook – it abused its market dominance to impose unfair terms and conditions on ordinary Britons, giving it the power to exploit their personal data. “I’m launching this case to secure billions of pounds of damages for the 44 million Britons who had their data exploited by Facebook.” Not that it affects me as I have never used FB. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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