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Technology Campaigner Sues Meta in London High Court Over Facebook Ads

A technology campaigner is suing Facebook’s parent company Meta in the High Court in London over the social media giant’s refusal to let users opt out of user profiling data it uses to sell adverts.
Tanya O’Carroll, 35, says she believes her legal challenge could lead to a landmark change to the rights of social media users.
O’Carroll, an independent consultant on technology and human rights, told BBC Radio 4’s “Today” programme, “This case is really about us all being able to connect with social media on our own terms, and without having to essentially accept that we should be subjected to hugely invasive tracking surveillance profiling just to be able to access social media.”…

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