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German court says 'Nein' on Facebook profile access request

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Re: a solution @big_d

"The German courts have interpreted the data protection laws to cover the dead as well."

No.

Accessing the account would mean accessing what are basically conversations between several persons. One of the persons involved is dead. The others are not, and therefore have rights re protection of their data.

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