Attack on Google And Co. German Minister Warns Against the Power of Internet Giants

German Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner has launched an attack on the Internet economy, warning that the likes of Google, Microsoft and Apple store vast amounts of personal information on Web users that can be used for financial gain, and can hurt people's chances of getting jobs or bank loans.
German Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner says the data companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Apple and Google collect could keep you from getting a loan or even a job.

German Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner says the data companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Apple and Google collect could keep you from getting a loan or even a job.

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