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Facebook Dating launch blocked in Europe after it fails to show privacy workings

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Facebook Dating launch blocked in Europe after it fails to show privacy workingsFacebook has been left red-faced after being forced to call off the launch date of its dating service in Europe because it failed to give its lead EU data regulator enough advanced warning — including failing to demonstrate it had performed a legally required assessment of privacy risks. Late yesterday Ireland’s Independent.ie newspaper reported that the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) had sent agents to Facebook’s Dublin office seeking documentation that Facebook had failed to provide — using inspection and document seizure powers set out in Section 130 of the country’s Data Protection Act. In a statement on its website the DPC said Facebook first...
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