The data-protection agency in one German state ordered the social network to end its policy of requiring members to establish accounts under their real names. Other states may follow.
Data protection authorities are brandishing the possible financial penalty over Facebook's ban on anonymous accounts.
German court says it has no jurisdiction over the social network because its European headquarters are in Ireland.
State official says Liking and other Facebook activities allow for illegal profiling by a foreign company.
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