Facebook to quit tracking no users urges European Data Protection Authorities
The authorities of protection of data of Belgium, Spain, France, Hamburg and Netherlands have urged Facebook to quit tracking non users of your network immediately browsing of Internet data collection through cookies.
In a joint statement, published by the Spanish Agency of data protection, these five authorities require Facebook to comply with the ruling of the Court of first instance in Brussels on 9 November, which ordered him to stop collecting data of Internet users who are not enrolled in this social network, but that visit their pages.
The Court urged Facebook to stop “trying in secret” these data for its tracking and the use of “cookies” (programs that record the navigation on the internet) without the consent of the users.
The Authority has urged Facebook to comply with this Court ruling immediately and that the measures taken for this purpose do not cause damage to users”.
On April 10 the company run by Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged mistakenly tracked Internet outside the network, due to a “bug” that caused the placement of “cookies” on websites