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Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium

Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium

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Facebook has been ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium.The company has been told to delete all the data it had gathered on people who did not use Facebook. The court ruled the data was gathered illegally.Belgium's privacy watchdog said the website had broken privacy laws by placing tracking code - known as cookies - on third-party websites. Facebook said it would appeal against the ruling.The social network faces fines of 250,000 euros (£221,000, $ 311,000) a day if it does not comply.The court said Facebook must "stop following and recording internet use by people surfing in Belgium, until it complies with Belgian privacy laws"."Facebook must also destroy all personal data obtained illegally."The ruling is the latest in a long-running dispute between the
England face Belgium, Tunisia & Panama in World Cup group

England face Belgium, Tunisia & Panama in World Cup group

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device England have been drawn with Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G at next year's Fifa World Cup in Russia.Gareth Southgate's men will begin their tournament against Tunisia on Monday, 18 June (19:00 BST) in Volgograd.They will then face World Cup debutants Panama in Nizhny Novgorod on 24 June (13:00 BST) before playing top seeds Belgium four days later in Kaliningrad (19:00 BST).Russia play Saudi Arabia in the opening game in Moscow on 14 June (16:00 BST).Holders Germany are in Group F with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea while five-times winners Brazil are in Group E alongside Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia. The 2018 tournament takes place in 12 stadiums across Russia between 14 June a...