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Submission + - Irish data protection watchdog faces legal challenge over Facebook privacy audit (computerworld.com)

An anonymous reader writes: rivacy campaign group Europe vs. Facebook has threatened to take the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to court if it is not satisfied with the DPC's final responses to its 22 complaints about Facebook's privacy policies, and appealed for donations to cover the costs of such an action.

The group made its threat on Tuesday as it published its 73-page response to the Irish DPC's September audit of the social network's policies. It said that if the DPC did not act in the best interests of Facebook users, the cost of challenging it could reach US$390,000

Privacy campaign group Europe vs. Facebook has appealed for donations to mount a legal challenge against the watchdog.

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Irish data protection watchdog faces legal challenge over Facebook privacy audit

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