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A Tough Task for Facebook: European-Type Privacy for All

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Facebook privacy checkup

Facebook already offers a "privacy checkup" feature, but it has now promised to offer all of its users the same personal data protections that will be required by the European Union.

Credit:Jeff Chiu/Associated Press

Next month, a comprehensive new data protection law goes into effect in the European Union, placing greater requirements on how companies like Facebook and Google handle users' personal information. It also strengthens individuals' rights to control the collection and use of their data.

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