Dixon: We are watching Facebook watching you

Dixon: We are watching Facebook watching you
Helen Dixon: the Data Protection Commissioner is examining Facebook’s answers to a series of questionsMaura Hickey

Data commissioner says Ireland not seen as a light-touch regulator, saying ‘we are well regarded’; campaigner warns social network’s tools could be used by stalkers or to reveal undercover police

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner is set to run the rule over Facebook’s controversial facial recognition technology, which the company has rolled out in Europe despite concerns over the tool voiced by privacy campaigners.

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