Moritz Jaeger of The German View reports:
A student group planning to take legal action against Facebook has turned to crowd-funding to finance its court case.
The Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook announced its intention last week to press ahead with a civil case against Facebook, claiming the social network is violating European data protection law.
Europe-v-Facebook is now preparing for court, and estimates that the cost of the case might range between €100,000 and €300,000. With no access to legal aid, the group is hoping to finance its battle using contributions from supporters online.
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