Warning Shot for Social Network German Minister Launches Attack on Facebook

Plans by Facebook to provide personal data to third parties without asking users for permission are being criticized by a prominent member of the German government. In an open letter to the social networking giant's CEO, Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner threatens to delete her profile if the California company doesn't do more to protect its members' privacy.
German Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner: "Private information must remain private."

German Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner: "Private information must remain private."

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