European Data Protection Digest

CNIL Names Sites with A29 WP Data Protection Features

SOCIAL NETWORKING—FRANCE.

September 13, 2012

The French data protection agency, CNIL, is calling social network Famicity, among others, a good example of a network following the recommendations set out by the Article 29 Working Party, reports Telecompaper. The recommendations include “defining default parameters to limit the diffusion of Internet users' data, protection measures for minors, eliminating accounts that have been inactive for a long time, suggesting that users use a pseudonym and offering a tool on the homepage allowing members and nonmembers to make complaints related to personal data,” the report states.
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