The Facts on News Reports About Facebook Data

Utterly tone deaf. Private information about up to 1.5 million Irish Facebook users now searchable online. You might think it would be a good call for someone in Facebook to put a call through to the Data Protection Commissoner. Nope.

From the Irish DPC statement yesterday.

“The DPC attempted over the weekend to establish the full facts and is continuing to do so. It received no proactive communication from Facebook. Through a number of channels, it sought contact and answers from Facebook..”