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by Lisa Vaas

German court lets Facebook fan page owners off the privacy hook

A German administrative court ruled that the way Facebook processes personal data of people visiting fan pages is not the responsibility of German companies. The ruling may let fan page owners off the hook, but it leaves wider issues around privacy issues up in the air, such as the basic question of whether Facebook itself is or is not violating privacy with its data collection practices.