Aug 062014
 
 August 6, 2014  Business, Court

A lawyer suing Facebook in a class action over online privacy will limit the scale of the lawsuit after being overwhelmed with support.

Up to 7,000 users a day from more than 100 countries have registered backing for campaigner Max Schrems’s David v Goliath legal challenge in the courts in Austria.

The activist said the case, which could be the largest class and privacy action yet taken, will be restricted to 25,000 members of the social network in order to verify each account.

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