Irish privacy watchdog to investigate Facebook over spying allegations

[IDG] The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has agreed to investigate allegations that Facebook exposes its users’ personal data to mass snooping by U.S. intelligence services, following a ruling of the High Court of Ireland on Tuesday.Austrian Facebook user Maximilian Schrems filed a complaint with the DPC in 2013, in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the U.S. National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance system.
www.pcworld.com/article/2995418/privacy/irish-privacy-watchdog-to-investigate-facebook-over-spying-allegations.html

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