Facebook ordered to explain why it deleted the profile of a dead user without permission

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Facebook has found itself in a new interesting user data-related predicament. This time around, Facebook removed the profile and Facebook page of a well-known musician after he passed away, and denied to explain to his significant other why it acted so. No family member of the deceased requested the action.

A judge in the UK ordered Facebook to explain why the profile had been deleted. It’ll be interesting to see whether Facebook will be able to restore it.

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Facebook ordered to explain why it deleted the profile of a dead user without permission originally appeared on BGR.com on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 at 23:34:27 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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