Germany demands more privacy safeguards from Facebook


Germany’s justice minister has asked Facebook chief executive, in a letter, to be transparent with users by giving them more control, saying allegations of the improper use of data for millions of people is unacceptable, a German media group reported on Thursday.

Media group RND said, in her letter, Katarina Barley also called on Facebook to strictly implement privacy by default settings and to set up an internal mechanism to protect users from misuse by third parties like Cambridge Analytica.