Facebook Hording User Data, Even After User Cancels Account


The British Crown is taking a closer look at the way Facebook stores user data. In a report that come across the BBC wires today, Chris Vallance claims that the the UK may be seeking legal action against Facebook unless it finds a better way to manage user data.

The problem arises from what happens after a Facebook user deletes his or her profile. We all know that we give Facebook a disgusting amount of personal data, but we all believed that if you deleted your profile that your data was deleted off the Facebook servers.

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