It also sued Facebook in December last year because the social network keeps sharing personal data with third-party app makers without getting explicit consent from users. And in January, the VZBV sued computer game distributor Valve because it prohibits Steam-gamers from reselling their games. Both the Facebook and the Valve case are ongoing.
Loek is Amsterdam Correspondent and covers online privacy, intellectual property, open-source and online payment issues for the IDG News Service. Follow him on Twitter at @loekessers or email tips and comments to email@example.com