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Austrian Student's Facebook Privacy Battle Suffers Setback

An Austrian student's legal battle against Facebook, accusing it of helping the U.S. security service collect personal data, suffered a setback after a Vienna court rejected his case on procedural grounds, both sides said on Wednesday. The social media giant hailed the ruling, saying it showed the class-action lawsuit had been unnecessary and defending its record on guarding customers' privacy. But 27-year-old Max Schrems said he would appeal against the decision and keep...

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