Facebook Sued By 25,000 Users Over Privacy.
Facebook is being sued in Austria over alleged privacy violation and claimed participation in the US National Security Agency’s (NSA) PRISM programme.
An Austrian law graduate called Max Schrems is leading the class action lawsuit on behalf of around 25,000 Facebook users based in Europe and beyond.
Among them are more than 1,000 people from the UK and Ireland.
Germany, regarded as one of Europe’s more privacy-conscious countries, has the highest number of people backing the case with more than 5,000 user.