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Fraud, scams, and “unfair” terms and conditions all need to be cleaned up on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, the European Commission has said—warning the US firms that any failure to comply with the order will lead to sanctions.
It comes after the trio of free content ad networks were put on notice in November last year, when Brussels’ officials asked the companies to address two areas of concern.
Facebook, Twitter, and Google—all of which are routinely blasted by regulators and lawmakers in Europe—have one month to submit proposals for how they plan to comply with the EU’s demands. If their offers come up short against the bloc’s regulatory framework, then consumer authorities could threaten to take enforcement action, the commission said.
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