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Facebook Antitrust Data-Hunt Gets Ground Rules From EU Court (1)

Oct. 29, 2020, 1:57 PM

Facebook Inc. may be able to slow down -- but not derail -- European Union antitrust investigators’ demands to turn over vast amounts of data following an EU court order that sets ground rules for efforts to build a case against the U.S. tech giant.

In a decision that isn’t a decisive victory for either side, the president of the EU’s second-highest court said on Thursday that the European Commission can’t force the social network giant to hand over potentially sensitive records without a detailed review.

Instead, the EU must work with Facebook in identifying such information and store it ...

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