Nov 102011
 November 10, 2011  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Laws, Non-U.S., Online

Ah, if it’s Thursday, Facebook must be in trouble with German data protection again.

Bloomberg reports:

Facebook Inc. may be fined by a German data-protection agency over a feature that uses facial-recognition software to suggest people to tag in photos on its social-networking site.

Facebook introduced the feature in Europe “without informing users or getting the required consent” it is obliged to under European Union and German laws, the Hamburg data- protection authority said in a statement on its website Thursday.

Read more on The San Francisco Chronicle

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