Facebook and Google were accused Norwegian data manipulation

Facebook и Google обвинили в Норвегии в манипуляциях с данными

The Norwegian Council for consumer Affairs found a “shadow” schemes of two Internet giants

The company allegedly violated the EU Directive on which they are required to obtain the Express consent of each user to the processing of personal data.

Google and Facebook accused of manipulation and use various shadow schemes for obtaining the consent of the Norwegians to the processing of their personal data. They face a fine of up to $23.4 million, reported the Telegraph.

“These companies manipulate us in order that we have given them access to their personal data,” – said the representative of the Norwegian Council for consumer Affairs.

Google and Facebook, in their opinion, violated the EU Directive on which they are required to obtain the Express consent of each user to the processing of personal data. Violation of GDPR threatened companies with fines of up to 4% of annual income or 20 million euros ($23.4 million), depending on which amount is greater.

According to representatives of the Council, the methods these companies demonstrate a “lack of respect for the users and bypass to the principle that consumers can take control of their data”.

Earlier, the management of Facebook has provided written answers to the questions that mark Zuckerberg could not or did not have time to comment during the hearings in the us Congress.

 

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