Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Regulators Unveil Findings From Major Facebook Audit

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Ireland's data protection commissioner has asked Facebook to improve its privacy practices and offer users more information about how the social network stores and shares their personal data.

The regulator performed a three-month audit of Facebook, described by the DPC as "the most comprehensive and detailed ever undertaken" by the office. The commissioner's report follows less than a month after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission settled charges Facebook "deceived" consumers by changing its privacy policies.
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