Facebook has filed a lawsuit against the EU in the European Court of General jurisdiction, sources said.
Facebook accused the EU that its regulators as part of antitrust investigations requested data, the provision of which could violate the confidentiality of personal information of employees, Free News reports with reference to the Financial Times.
It is explained that the EU required to provide all documents where keywords and phrases were found, such as “big question,” “free,” “not suitable for us,” “shutdown.”
The company believes that the EU wants to get information, some of which only concerns personal data of employees, including medical and financial documents.
The hearing may take place as early as September.
Recall that the EU suspects Facebook of using aggressive marketing to gain an advantage in the advertising market.
The EU believes that more stringent regulation of the work of American IT giants is necessary.