Germany Makes Facebook “Like” Button Illegal

The government has deemed the Like button a violation of German privacy laws. I wonder if they have any beef with Follow Fridays… posted on

Thilo Weichert, an official from the German state of Schleswig-Holstein’s data protection, said that the Like button’s ability to track a user’s movement across the web violates privacy laws.

Don’t they know that we’ve agreed to hand our lives over to the social networking authorities?

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