EU court sets conditions for EU antitrust regulators to access Facebook documents

FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators can access some Facebook documents under certain conditions, Europe’s second-top court said on Thursday in a case triggered by what the U.S. social media giant says are excessive demands for data.

The Luxembourg-based General Court said Facebook will transmit requested documents related to its business activities to the European Commission.

“Those documents shall then be placed in a virtual data room which shall be accessible to as limited a number as possible of members of the team responsible for the investigation, in the presence (virtual or physical) of an equivalent number of Facebook Ireland’s lawyers,” the court said.

Source: Read Full Article