Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Search Gets New Features, More Visual and Personalized Information
Apple Completes Acquisition of Shazam
Snapchat Introduces Visual Search For Amazon Products
Apple macOS Mojave Update Brings Dark Mode, Stacks, New Apps, a Redesigned Mac App Store and More
Microsoft Focuses on Security and Brings AI to the Masses at Ignite 2018
Apple and Salesforce to Bring Siri to Business Apps
Surface Hub 2S and Hub 2X Coming in The Next Couple of Years
T-Mobile Revamps MetroPCs
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Irish R...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, November 23, 2012
Irish Regulators Seek Clarity On Facebook Proposed Data Changes


Irish regulators are seeking clarifications from Facebook after the world's largest social network informed users proposed plans to change its privacy policy.

Facebook proposed a number of changes to its data governance and privacy policy on Wednesday, including its data-use policy and its statement of rights and responsibilities.

Among other, the changes could open the door for the company to build unified profiles of its users that include people's personal data from its social network and from Instagram. In addition, Facebook proposed to eliminate a setting for users to control who can contact them and add new filters for managing incoming messages instead.

Facebook's anouncement Facebook could not be overseen by the Irish data protection regulators, which is Facebook's regulator in Europe.

"We will be seeking urgent further clarification from Facebook Ireland and if we consider that the proposed changes require a specific consent from EU users we will require Facebook to do this," Gary Davis, Ireland?s deputy data- protection commissioner, told Bloomberg.

Facebook says it remains in contact with the Office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to ensure that the company maintains high standards of transparency.

The Irish regulator in September concluded a review. into Facebook that pushed the owner of the biggest social-networking site to delete data collected from users within the EU for its facial-recognition feature.


Previous
Next
Australian Tax Law To Target Google, Multinational Enterprises        All News        New "Gangnam Style" Marketing Campaign by LG
Australian Tax Law To Target Google, Multinational Enterprises     General Computing News      Mozilla Shelves 64-bit Firefox For Windows

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Airbnb to Comply with European Commission Demands, Facebook and Twitter Need to Do More
Facebook Launches Bug Bounty Program For Security Holes in Apps
Facebook Confirms Internal Silicon Team
Facebook Algorithms to Check Authenticity of Photos and Videos
Facebook, Google Face EU Fine if Extremist Content Stay Online For Over an Hour
Facebook to Invest $1 billion in Data center in Singapore
U.S Lawmakers Push Facebook and Twitter to Make Rules Clearer
Facebook Sues BlackBerry Over Voice-Messaging Tech
Facebook Expands Its Headquarters in Menlo Park
Amazon's Huge Client Base Attracts More Online Advertisers
Facebook Launches International Video Product to Rival Google
Facebook Removes Top Myanmar Military Official

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .