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The Second European Court on Wednesday dismissed Meta Platforms’ challenge against EU antitrust regulators.
The European Commission had sought information related to its investigation into Facebook’s data and online marketplace, prompting the company to liken the competition authority to a data-gathering super fishing trawler.
“The Tribunal finds that Meta Platforms Ireland failed to demonstrate that the request for the provision of documents to be identified by search terms went beyond what was necessary or that the provision of a data room virtual did not make it possible to guarantee sufficient protection of sensitive personal data”, declared the Court. declared the Court of Luxembourg.
The cases are T-451/20 Meta Platforms Ireland v Commission and T-452/20 Meta Platforms Ireland v Commission.