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Consumer watchdogs initiate class action suit around misuse of social media user data.


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Consumer Rights Violation

The Cambridge Analytica scandal inspired consumer watchdog groups in Italy, Belgium, Spain, and Portugal to file class action lawsuits against Facebook for selling access to users based on their data. Italy's Altro Consumo consumer group demanded the company reimburse its Italian Facebook users 285 Euro per year on the platform for the misuse of their data.

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