Facebook could be forced to pay £50 to 44 MILLION users in UK if landmark legal action succeeds: £2.3bn lawsuit claims US tech giant made billions by only granting access to site in exchange for ‘highly valuable’ personal data
- Competition law expert Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen brings class-action lawsuit
- Case against Facebook’s parent firm Meta is at UK Competition Appeal Tribunal
- She accuses firm of abusing market dominance, and is seeking £2.3bn damages
- But Facebook says people use its services because they ‘deliver value for them’
Most British Facebook users could receive a £50 payout if a landmark legal claim launched against the social network over ‘unfair’ terms and conditions is successful.
Competition law expert Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen has brought the class-action lawsuit against Facebook’s parent firm Meta at the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal.