Facebook will argue to overturn a Belgian court order over a two-day hearing in a Brussels appeals court, Bloomberg reports. The Brussels Court of First Instance ruled Facebook does not properly inform users about the data it collects and what it does with the information. The court ordered Facebook to no longer track users’ activities, as well as the behaviors of millions of individuals who are not members of the platform. Belgium’s data protection authority states Facebook “still violates the fundamental rights of millions of residents of Belgium,” outlining how the organization uses the information it gathers for targeted advertising. “We have also made a number of changes to help people understand how our tools work and explain the choices they have, including through our [privacy updates],” the tech company said in a statement.
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