Italian Regulator Prods Facebook Over Contact Info Breach

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT) -- The Italian data protection authority last week pushed Facebook Inc. to explain how it handles the data stored in address books that are voluntarily uploaded to its site, following the company's recent discovery of a security flaw that inadvertently exposed the contact information of 6 million users.

Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, known as the Garante, said on July 2 that it is giving Facebook until July 20 to answer six questions about the scope of the breach, how the company protects contact information...
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