Jun 092011
 June 9, 2011  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

Sharon Gaudin reports:

Facebook said it’s working with European Union regulators to resolve criticism of its new facial recognition feature, but trouble may also be brewing for the social network here in the U.S.

On Wednesday, Facebook’s move to enable facial recognition across its entire social networking site raised complaints from privacy advocates and some users over the feature’s privacy implications.

The EU’s data protection regulators were quick to jump on the issue, telling the Bloomberg news service that they will launch an investigation into it. Bloomberg also reported that authorities in the U.K. and Ireland are looking into the matter.

Read more on Computerworld.


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