Ännu mer huvudvärk för Facebook

Wired UK:

Facebook and thousands of other companies that move personal data across the Atlantic face a major headache after the EU’s top court ruled that a key data-sharing mechanism was invalid.

The European Court of Justice said that the EU-US Privacy Shield failed to protect privacy and data protection rules. The landmark ruling will have substantial ramifications for thousands of companies currently sharing data with the US.

Det blir mer och mer tydligt att Facebooks affärsmodell, att använda “sina” användare som handelsvara, blir mer och mer svår att upprätthålla.