Featured Stories World News Commentary Money Watch Multimedia Prison Planet U.S. News Science And Technology

German anti-Facebook backlash gathers speed

  • Print The Alex Jones Channel Alex Jones Show podcast Prison Planet TV Infowars.com Twitter Alex Jones' Facebook Infowars store

AFP
April 8, 2010

Anti-Facebook feelings in Germany grew Wednesday as a major consumer group urged people to abandon the social networking website unless it scraps planned changes to its privacy policy.

“If protection of your personal data is important to you, we can only advise users to oppose the planned changes, and together with their friends to choose another operator,” said the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZBZ), an umbrella group for 42 German consumer associations.

The call followed an open letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg this week from Ilse Aigner, consumer affairs minister, threatening to delete her Facebook account in protest at the US firm’s “astounding” plans.

The VZBZ said that Facebook should have to ask its 400 million users worldwide for approval every time personal information is passed on to third parties, via an “opt-in” option.

Full article here

German anti Facebook backlash gathers speed 100210banner1

This article was posted: Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 4:17 am





Infowars.com Videos:

Comment on this article

Comments are closed.

Watch the News

FEATURED VIDEOS
The Truth About U.S. Air Strikes on Syria With Syrian Girl See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

Mysterious Georgia Guidestones Get Strange '2014' Update See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

© 2013 PrisonPlanet.com is a Free Speech Systems, LLC company. All rights reserved. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice.