Minister Aigner: Facebook commits lawbreaking

Federal Minister Ilse Aigner throws Facebook before breaking the law.

“Facebook has become a Einwohnermeldeamt for the whole world,” said the CSU politician. You have a problem with that, if part of the profits of the enterprise “is based on the violation of existing laws.”

According to Aigner, the company had to develop software to transfer contact information from iPhone mobile phones directly to Facebook. “If my closest associates would, for example, synchronize their iPhone, lands my secret phone number, including email address on Facebook, without me to know it.” In her ministry, doctors, psychologists and lawyers have reported that were dismayed by this Clean.

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So a doctor was concerned because his patient lists of friend suggestions were given on which appeared the names of other patients. “Who is with whom in therapy, but no information for the public,” said Aigner. The Minister expects the social network that no telephone data of people are saved, not use Facebook itself. Because of privacy violations Aigner has completed its membership in Facebook recently. (Dpa / rs)

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