[Muzaq] German Data Protection Officers Criticize Spotify

German IT-News Golem.de reports that german federal data protection officer Peter Schaar and his Berlin collegue Alexander Dix recommend not to use Spotify services as it does not comply to german data protection law (“Telemediengesetz”).

The german Telemediengesetz requires anonymous or pseudonymous registration of internet services. By forcing customers to use Facebook this law is broken by Spotify.

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» Golem.de: “Facebook-Zwang – Datenschützer warnen vor Spotify

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