How the 'Project X'-Riot in Haren, The Netherlands, Could Cost Facebook Dearly
Will Facebook face tighter restrictions in the eurozone?
- The fact that it is so easy to make a mistake like Merthe did: The tag, indicating a private party, is always switched "off" and must be switched on manually
- The fact that such a mistake cannot be undone anymore: Pandora's Box is opened and cannot be closed
- The fact that earlier this year Project X-parties, fueled by Facebook, took place in Germany, Australia, and the US, causing (smaller) riots and damage.
- Facebook's silence on the matter is increasing the concern.
What might be a bad omen for Facebook is the fact that the Dutch European Commissioner for Telecom and Internet Business is the no-nonsense Neelie Kroes, the former European Commissioner for Competition.
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