EU to rule on allowing class action against Facebook

|About: Facebook (FB)|By:, SA News Editor

A European Union court is expected to rule this month on whether a class-action style lawsuit can go forward against Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) in Austria, Bloomberg reports.

The privacy activist who brought the case, Max Schrems, told Bloomberg that a ruling is ahead Jan. 25.

A previous nonbinding ruling from the EU court's advocate general said Schrems could sue the company as an individual but couldn't bring a collective action.

FB is up 0.6% premarket.

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