The billionaire creator of Big Brother, John de Mol, has successfully sued Facebook. A Dutch court has ordered the social media giant to remove advertisements that feature his likeness to promote fraudulent Bitcoin investments, Reuters reports. Facebook must take down the fraudulent ads or reportedly face fines of up to €1.1 million ($1.2 million). The social media giant reportedly argued that it’s simply a “neutral funnel for information” and cannot be obligated to act. Reuters noted the court said this was “not acceptable.” “The company plays too active a role with respect to advertisements, which form its primary business model to argue…

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