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Facebook Appoints Top UK Lawyer To Improve Privacy Perceptions

  • The Times, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:24 AM

Facebook has moved to sharpen its image in relation to user privacy after recruiting a top lawyer from Vodafone who spearheaded the mobile phone company’s disclosure report that lifted the lid on government spying on its network. The social network has been caught up in a string of privacy debates. Last year it switched off a default setting that had led some users to share posts on the internet inadvertently. It also came under scrutiny by backtracking from a plan to post information about music that users had streamed.

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