Sep 302011
 
 September 30, 2011  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Online

Jeremy Kirk reports:

Facebook’s data retention practices are under investigation by Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner following a series of complaints filed by a European group critical of the social networking site.

A total of 22 complaints have been filed with the Data Protection Commissioner by Europe v. Facebook, a group that claims the company is at odds with European privacy laws governing how companies manage personal data.

Facebook has sought to deflect criticism over its data handling practices, maintaining that it complies with data protection laws around the world.

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