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Activists Set To Meet With Facebook

SOCIAL NETWORKING—EU

February 1, 2012

Austrian student activist group Europe v. Facebook expects to meet with representatives from the social networking company in Vienna next Monday in hopes of resolving its disapproval of the company's privacy policies, PCWorld reports. The group originally filed a complaint with the Irish data protection commissioner (DPC), but does not think the regulator went far enough in its audit recommendations, the report states. The DPC said it would reexamine the complaints if the group is still not satisfied with the outcome, and as a final recourse, if the group is not satisfied with the reexamination, it can then file a court appeal.
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