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Privacy group to appeal Ireland's Facebook audit

A Europe-based group campaigning for better privacy protection on Facebook says it will take the Irish government to court over what it considers a half-baked audit.

By December 4, 2012


Facebook scores points in Europe after disabling facial recognition

The move to disable facial recognition tagging in Europe has scored the social network some much-needed points in an official audit.

By September 21, 2012


Irish watchdog aborts talks with Europe vs. Facebook, via text

Ireland's Office of the Data Protection Commissioner says it will determine, by October, whether Facebook will face legal action under European privacy laws.

By July 30, 2012


Facebook policy change may open ad front against Google

It's a clarification, not a major change, says Facebook. But it's also a shot across Google's bow.

By May 11, 2012


European activists meet with Facebook to discuss privacy concerns

Facebook meets with student activists in Europe regarding concerns over how it handles users' personal information.

By February 6, 2012


Facebook: Changes to come following Irish privacy audit

Facebook says it's making a number of changes to its European site over the next six months following an audit by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

By December 21, 2011


Housing bill raises tax, fingerprint privacy concerns

When President Bush quietly signed the housing bill last week, it included some controversial provisions--one to create a national fingerprint registry and another for electronic payment reporting.

By August 5, 2008


Intel to demo power-saving tech

Yonah, Intel's dual-core notebook chip, will get an airing next month and some dual-core technology that lets one core sleep.

By March 17, 2005