Facebook To Enact Privacy Policy Changes Despite Backlash

Law360, New York (September 6, 2013, 6:16 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. said Friday that it plans to implement controversial changes to its data use policies next week, despite backlash by consumers and a coalition of privacy groups that want the Federal Trade Commission to probe the revisions.

The social networking site set off a wave of controversy when it announced on Aug. 29 that it was planning to roll out several changes to the policies governing the way it collects, uses and shares data with third parties, including the addition of a provision required by...
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