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Germany calls Facebook to the mat

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BERLIN – The German minister of Justice calls on leaders of Facebook on the mat. Katarina Barley wants the techbedrijf text and explanation about the alleged misuse of user data.

Katarina Barley.

“I will require clarification on the question of whether German users and accounts are affected”, said the minister. Barley also wants to know what the company is going to do in the future to prevent abuse. Germany has about 30 million facebook users.

The reason for the turmoil his revelations about the databedrijf Cambridge Analytica. That would be without permission, the personal data of millions of facebook users have used to kiezersprofielen in the US. As was reportedly the voting behaviour of people are affected.

The conversation between Barley and top employees of Facebook next week should take place. It is still unclear on which day that will happen.

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