Meta Platforms’ paid ad-free service targeted in Austrian privacy complaint  | Reuters News Agency


Reuters was first to report Meta Platforms’ (META.O) paid no-ads subscription service launched in Europe this month faced one of its biggest tests as advocacy group NOYB on Tuesday filed a complaint with an Austrian regulator, saying that it amounted to paying a fee to ensure privacy. 

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NOYB, which has filed hundreds of complaints against big tech companies ranging from Alphabet (GOOGL.O) Google to Meta over privacy violations, urged the Austrian privacy authority to launch an expedited process to stop Meta and also impose a fine.

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