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Facebook given clean bill of health by data protection commissioner

The Irish data protection commissioner has given Facebook a clean bill of health in its review of the social network's implementation of privacy recommendations.

21st September, 2012
Facebook making strides on privacy settings

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has given Facebook a clean bill of health in its review of Facebook Ireland’s implementation of recommendations made in the Office’s audit of the social networking site last December.

The [review](http://dataprotection.ie/documents/press/Facebook_Ireland_Audit_Review_Report_21_Sept_2012.pdf) found that Facebook has “fully implemented” better transparency for users in how their data is handled, increased user control over settings, the implementation of clear retention periods for the deletion of personal data...

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