Facebook Has Corrected Privacy Gaps, Irish Watchdog Says

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 5:57 PM EDT) -- The Irish data protection commissioner on Monday reported that Facebook Inc. has fully addressed concerns raised in the watchdog’s September report detailing its audit of the company’s privacy practices and successfully improved its transparency, user control and data retention practices.

In its annual report on prior-year actions and investigations, the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland said that the social networking giant, which bases its international headquarters in Ireland, has sufficiently complied with recommendations reached following an extensive 2011 audit, including those areas in...
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