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europe-v-facebook

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Irish judge denies request to investigate Facebook's NSA ties

A group of Europe-based Facebook users had asked an Ireland-based judge to investigate the social network's relationship with the NSA. It didn't work out.

By June 18, 2014

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Skype faces Luxembourg probe over NSA Prism program -- report

Officials for the European country investigate whether Skype shared information on Luxembourg-based users with the NSA, according to a report from the Guardian.

By October 11, 2013

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Student group files complaint against U.S. firms over NSA data snooping

Citing violations of European data protection laws, the group has taken legal action against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype, and Yahoo.

By June 26, 2013

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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

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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

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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