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German court rejects parents' access to dead teenager's Facebook account - BBC News

A court in Germany has ruled that the parents of a dead teenage girl have no right to access their daughter's Facebook account. The 15-year-old was killed by a train in 2012 and her parents were trying to establish if she had committed suicide. They ...and more »

Facebook privacy: Court backs blocking parents from dead girl's account - ZDNet

The Berlin ruling may still be appealed in the federal courts, so it's possible that the case isn't over yet. Image: Shutterstock. Facebook has won a rare victory in the German courts, in a case that unusually saw the social networking giant relying on ...and more »

Parents lose appeal over access to dead girl's Facebook account - The Guardian

Facebook froze or 'memorialised' the girl's account after being informed of her death. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian. Facebook. Parents lose appeal over access to dead girl's Facebook account. Berlin court rules parents of 15-year-old ...and more »

German court says 'Nein' on Facebook profile access request - The Register

A German appeals court has ruled that Facebook does not need to give the parents of a deceased teen access to the child's account. The Court of Appeals in Berlin on Wednesday overturned a regional court's decision to allow the parents of a 15-year-old ...and more »

Berlin court rules grieving parents have no right to dead child's Facebook account - Deutsche Welle

A German court has ruled that Facebook rightfully rejected access to a deceased girl's account. Her parents have tried to clarify their daughter's death since she was struck by a subway train in Berlin in 2012. Facebook unter der Lupe (picture-alliance ...and more »

A German court denied a mother access to her dead daughter's Facebook data - Business Insider

BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin court has denied a mother access to her deceased daughter's Facebook data, ruling German privacy laws outweigh her parental rights. The mother sued for access to her daughter's Facebook account after the 15-year-old died after ...and more »

Dead girl's parents blocked from accessing her Facebook account - Irish Times

Facebook was correct to block, on data protection grounds, a German woman's access to the account of her dead daughter, a Berlin court has ruled. Five years ago a Berlin couple learned that their 15-year-old daughter died after being struck by an ...and more »

Parents have no right to dead child's Facebook account, German court says - Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German court rejected a mother's demand on Wednesday that Facebook grant her access to her deceased daughter's account. FILE PHOTO: A picture shows the Facebook logo on a beach chair at the Facebook office in Berlin, Germany ...and more »

Court: Dead daughter's parents have no right to access her Facebook account - Ars Technica

A German appeals court on Wednesday rejected the pleas from a dead girl's parents who wanted access to the 15-year-old's Facebook account. The social networking site fought the parents, claiming that opening the account would breach the privacy of the ...and more »

German court bars parents from accessing their deceased daughter's Facebook account - MarketWatch

A German court of appeal has ruled against the parents of a teenager who died in 2012, saying that Facebook FB, -0.04% does not need to provide them access to private information from the girl's account. The ruling overturns a 2015 decision that said ...and more »