State gave Facebook permission to vet FOI records release

State gave Facebook permission to vet FOI records release
Facebook Ireland’s head of public policy Niamh Sweeney

New emails show that Facebook repeatedly asked the Department of the Taoiseach to give it copies of records being released under FOI law and eventually asked that they be shared in advance so that it could request redactions

The government allowed Facebook to vet records that were being released under freedom of information law, The Sunday Business Post can reveal. New emails show that Facebook repeatedly asked the Department of the Taoiseach to give it copies of records being released under FOI law and eventually asked that they be shared in advance so that it could request redactions.

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