The British newspaper The Guardian writes about the lawsuit that the lawyer has planned.
‘Facebook has exploited users’
Lovdahl Gormsen believes Meta has broken UK competition rules by charging users an ‘unfair price’ for Facebook. Members do not have to pay a subscription fee or membership to use the social network. Instead, they pay with their personal information. By collecting, processing and selling data to third parties on a large scale – also known as big data – Facebook has earned its money over the years.
Advocate demands £2.3 billion on behalf of 44 million Facebook users
Lovdahl Gormsen has filed a mass claim at the Competition Appeal Tribunal in the capital London on behalf of 44 million British Facebook users. Anyone in the UK who used Facebook between October 2015 and December 2019 is part of the mass claim. Users who do not wish to participate in the lawsuit can opt-out through an opt-out mechanism. In total,