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 November 3, 2016  Breaches, Business

Cara McGoogan reports:

Multiple fitness wearables makers are facing a formal complaint from Norway’s consumer watchdog for allegedly breaking European privacy laws and exploiting their users’ information.

Fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin and Mio were slammed by the Consumer Council of Norway for failing to protect their customers’ personal information and breaching data protection and consumer laws.

The rights body analysed the four companies’ privacy policies and found the terms allow them to collect more personal data than is required for their services.

Read more on the Telegraph.

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