British parliament warns social media sites on privacy

The case of Manchester United star Ryan Giggs has been cited as a good example in a British parliamentary committee as to why the government there may have to consider new online privacy laws.

27th March, 2012
British parliament warns social media sites on privacy
Ryan Giggs.

The case of Manchester United star Ryan Giggs has been cited as a good example in a British parliamentary committee as to why the government there may have to consider new online privacy laws.

In a report published today, the parliament’s cross-party Joint Committee on Privacy and Injunctions said new laws should be considered if search engines and social media platforms such as Google, Twitter and Facebook don’t abide by court orders on people’s privacy....

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