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German court says 'Nein' on Facebook profile access request

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Re: "It is the privacy of all of those that messaged her"

@LDS you might have physical letters, and that is what the German press is reporting, they are yours, once you inherit them. But electronic communications are protected under law and the court has intepreted that as meaning that, even if you inherit the password (which is the case here), they can't force Facebook to take the page out of memorial mode, because it would violate the rights of the others who communicated with the dead party.

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