Canada launches privacy probe into Facebook

02 Giu Canada launches privacy probe into Facebook

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s federal privacy commissioner has launched an investigation into Facebook after four students complained that the popular Web site violates Canadian law by disclosing personal information to advertisers without proper consent.

The University of Ottawa law students, some of whom are dedicated Facebook users, allege in a complaint lodged Friday that the social networking Web site has committed 22 violations of the law. [Leggi tutto]