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A German privacy regulator has ordered Facebook to immediately cease enforcing its real-name policy because it allegedly violates the German Telemedia Act, IDG News Service reports. Schleswig-Holstein Office of the Data Protection Commissioner Thilo Weichert said the nation’s law provides users with the right to use pseudonyms online. “This decree is binding,” Weichert added. A Facebook spokeswoman said, “We believe the orders are without merit…and we will fight it vigorously.” Meanwhile, Instagram has altered its privacy policy to share data with Facebook. The changes are slated to take effect January 16.
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