Facebook Users Attack Data Use Changes Amid IPO

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 7:41 PM EDT) -- A European consumer group on Thursday countered Facebook Inc.’s recently revised user agreement by proposing changes that would enhance users’ access and control over their data, as thousands lodged comments to potentially trigger a user vote on the newly public company’s updated policy.

Facebook unveiled clarifications to its data use policy May 11 in response to an audit by the Irish Office of the Data Protection Commissioner in December that called for the site to be more transparent about what it does with users’ information. The...
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