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Ireland tells Facebook to boost privacy

Publisher: 
Financial Times
Publication date: 
21-Dec-2011
Author(s): 
Tim Bradshaw
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Privacy International, a non-profit “watchdog” organisation, said the audit presented a “damning assessment of the company’s approach to privacy”, which it described as “patchy and unstable”. 

“Even as a charitable assessment by Europe’s softest privacy regulator it has unravelled a mass of difficult privacy issues,” said Privacy International’s Simon Davies. “The Irish audit is a promising start but other privacy regulators should now conduct rigorous assessments into the unexplored dynamics of the site.”
 

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