Europe vs Facebook

  • European Facebook Privacy Lawsuit Heads To Court In Vienna

    European Facebook Privacy Lawsuit Heads To Court In Vienna

    A class action data privacy lawsuit that’s being brought against Facebook in Europe — for participation in the NSA’s PRISM dragnet surveillance program, among other alleged data protection violations — gets its first preparatory court hearing today in Vienna’s Regional Cou Read More

  • Facebook’s European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9

    Facebook’s European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9

    Some developments on the class action suit filed against Facebook over alleged privacy violations in Europe. Europe vs. Facebook, the group leading the suit now with 25,000 claimants in tow, has had its first hearing set for April 9, in a court in Vienna, marking the first time Facebook will appear in court over the case. The class action covers a number of areas ranging from data use… Read More

  • Facebook Data Privacy Class Action Now Oversubscribed

    Facebook Data Privacy Class Action Now Oversubscribed

    A civil class action lawsuit being brought against Facebook on privacy grounds by Europe vs Facebook campaigner Max Schrems has hit its current maximum of 25,000 participants less than a week after the action was announced. Read More

  • Facebook Data Privacy Class Action Joined By 11,000 And Counting

    Facebook Data Privacy Class Action Joined By 11,000 And Counting

    On Friday the Europe vs Facebook privacy campaign group kicked off a new legal initiative targeting Facebook — in the form of a class action lawsuit that’s inviting adult non-commercial Facebook users located anywhere outside the US and Canada to join in. Today, the group told TechCrunch its civil action has pulled in some 11,000 participants so far, in the first weekend since launch. Read More