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Facebook in trouble in U.K.


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Data protection questions


U.K. privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office, is launching an inquiry into Facebook.

The inquiry follows a complaint by a user who could not delete their profile after closing their account. The ICO is concerned that data remains on Facebook's servers even after a user deactivates an account.

According to the BBC, Facebook believes that it is in full compliance with U.K. data protection law.

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Last modified on 22 January 2008
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