Mar 072012
 March 7, 2012  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online

Shayndi Rice and Friedrich Geiger report:

A German court ruled against Facebook Inc. Tuesday for the way it uses members’ email addresses to solicit new users, in an ongoing battle between the Menlo Park, Calif.-based social network and European privacy groups.

The Berlin regional court said on its website that some of Facebook’s terms of service are invalid, but didn’t provide specifics and couldn’t be reached for comment.

It also ruled Facebook can’t force users to grant the social network a comprehensive license to their content.

Read more on The Wall Street Journal.

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