Jeff Jarvis: Much To Dislike About Germany’s Ban On ‘Like’ [Headlines]

Jeff Jarvis: Much To Dislike About Germany’s Ban On ‘Like’ [Headlines]
technology

"I see no violation of privacy, no sneaky stealing of user information worthy of this action and press release – which, by the way, Weichert issued without taking to Facebook."

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 22 august 2011

“Thilo Weichert, head of the office for data protection in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, issued a press release attacking and essentially outlawing the Facebook “Like” button on sites, telling them to take down the button…. I see no violation of privacy, no sneaky stealing of user information worthy of this action and press release – which, by the way, Weichert issued without taking to Facebook.” Jeff Jarvis

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