German Minister Castigates Facebook Timeline, Handelsblatt Says

Germany’s Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner criticized Facebook Inc.’s new Timeline feature, and said new European data protection laws should guard individuals’ personal information irrespective of where the company holding such details is based, Handelsblatt reported, citing an interview.

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