This file photo taken on February 24, 2016 shows the “Facebook” logo pictured on the sidelines of a press preview of the so-called “Facebook Innovation Hub” in Berlin on February 24, 2016. A German court has found Facebook is breached data protection rules with privacy settings that overshare by default and by requiring users to give real names, a consumer rights organisation said on February 12, 2018. Photo: AFP 

Five of Facebook’s default privacy settings are ‘illegal’, German court finds

Facebook could face fines of up to 250,000 euros (US$306,000) per infraction if it does not fix its conditions in Germany

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This file photo taken on February 24, 2016 shows the “Facebook” logo pictured on the sidelines of a press preview of the so-called “Facebook Innovation Hub” in Berlin on February 24, 2016. A German court has found Facebook is breached data protection rules with privacy settings that overshare by default and by requiring users to give real names, a consumer rights organisation said on February 12, 2018. Photo: AFP 
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