German agency to analyse personal Facebook accounts

German agency to analyse personal Facebook accounts


The leading German credit agency SCHUFA, plans to mine Facebook and other social networking sites in search of information that could be related with a person's creditworthiness. Several leading politicians have criticized the plan.

The German broadcaster NDR reported that Facebook data can help the credit agency to study a person's relationships in determining how that might affect their ability to pay their bills. also plans to analyse information from other sites like the prof...


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