Facebook Expands Users' Access To Stored Data

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 5:23 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. said Wednesday it would allow users to retrieve more of the information the company keeps about them, adopting a recommendation made by Ireland's data protection agency following an audit of the site's privacy practices.

Facebook's European policy team announced the social network was expanding the Download Your Information feature it introduced in 2010. While users have been able to receive a copy of their past photographs, posts, messages, friend lists and chat transcripts using the feature, they now also will be able to receive...
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