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Ah, Facebook. It’s just one thing after another for the social networking site: The BBC reports today that Facebook is being investigated by a British governmental agency for keeping user data in its servers even after users delete their accounts. The launch of its Beacon advertising […]

Ah, Facebook. It’s just one thing after another for the social networking site: The BBC reports today that Facebook is being investigated by a British governmental agency for keeping user data in its servers even after users delete their accounts. The launch of its Beacon advertising program raised significant privacy concerns and made Facebook the target of scathing criticism here at home, but across the Atlantic, they really know how to put unruly tech companies in their place.

  1. [...] Facebook está que no para. No se apaga un fuego cuando ya tiene otro. Desde que hace unos meses lanzara su programa publicitario Facebook Beacon (del que la mayoría de sus usuarios no han oído hablar), la red social no para de encontrarse problemas. En esta ocasión está bajo investigación en Reino Unido, por la imposibilidad de un usuario de borrar sus datos personales al cancelar la cuenta en Facebook (BBC News via GigaOM). [...]

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  2. [...] och annonsering tänker man ofta på reklam riktad till konsumenter. Nu senast tänker jag på beaconprojektet Facebook låg i hetluften för. Det har varit mycket snack om hur företagen spelar på viral [...]

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