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Europe: What Facebook Knows About You

Max Schrems, a 24 year-old law student in Austria, requested all the data Facebook holds on him, and eventually received a CD with more than 1,200 pages, including private messages he had deleted. Max has now filed a data protection complaint in Ireland – where Facebook's European subsidiary is based – and launched a campaign website, Europe vs. Facebook (see video).

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