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First day of GDPR

Today is the first day of GDPR enforcement and to mark the occasion Facebook and Alphabet's Google are being sued for $8.8billion by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems.

Schrems and other privacy advocates in Europe say Facebook and Google are not really giving consumers a choice; you can either agree to let them collect enormous amounts of data on you, or you can delete their services. There is no middle ground.

Both companies have disputed the charges.