From: Politico

Social network could face lawsuit if it doesn’t comply, but claims lack of jurisdiction

Facebook should limit the amount of information that it collects about its users as they surf the web, the Belgian Privacy Commission said Friday.

The regulator, which has banded together with its counterparts in the Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain in order to tackle Facebook, said the company must be more transparent about its use of so-called cookies — small pieces of software that it installs in people’s browsers in order to track them around the web.

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