Late Summer Facebookery

via Rebecca Hill, crafting superlative reportage at our favorite security related news outlet – El Reg – comes the latest evidence that Facebookery is still alive and well: A non-Facebook user in the Republic of Ireland requested his data… Here’s what happened:

“Facebook’s refusal to hand over the data it holds on users’ web activity is to be probed by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner after a complaint from a UK-based academic. Under the General Data Protection Regulation, which came into force on 25 May, people can demand that organisations hand over the data they hold on them.” – via Rebecca Hill, writing at The Register

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2018/8/25/late-summer-facebookery