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Facebook is to be sued over alleged violations of European data laws by a student group, which has proved a powerful lobbying force in the past.
Campaign group Europe v Facebook is unhappy about what it calls "half-hearted solutions" following an Irish Data Protection Commissioner audit.Europe v Facebook Group To Sue Facebook In Europe Over Privacy [bbc.co.uk]
"If we get these things before the courts, it is very likely that it goes all the way to the European Court of Justice. Such a case would be a landmark for the whole IT industry," said Max Schrems, the spokesman for Europe v Facebook.