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Facebook has four weeks to respond favourably to the Irish data protection commissioner's demands for improved privacy controls for European users of the social network. Gary Davis - the Irish DP authority's deputy commissioner who led the initial audit and follow-up review of Facebook - said: The outcome reflects months of …

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Data protection? Privacy?

But we only came here to dodge corporation tax!

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Maybe they'd settle for some pictures of Kate sunbathing topless?

Ah no, they've already seen those.

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Another term bites the dust

"We also recognise that the innovative nature of our business...."

So, it seems that 'innovative' has now become a meaningless term.

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I think you'll find that's Whiskey

"Whisky" is poor Scottish imitation of the real thing.

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Re: I think you'll find that's Etymology

The word whisky (or whiskey) is an anglicisation of the Gaelic word uisce|uisge meaning water. Distilled alcohol was known to the medieval Latins as aqua vitae = "water of life"; and as aqua fortis = "strong water". This was translated to Gaelic as Irish: uisce beatha and Scottish Gaelic: uisge beatha = "lively water" or "water of life". Early forms of the word in English included uskebeaghe (1581), usquebaugh (1610), usquebath (1621), usquebae (1715).[2]

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Re: I think you'll find that's Etymology

Sorry, thats just sad!

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Re: I think you'll find that's Etymology

What has ANY of that got to do with insects?

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Why do companies whom self regulate always require "public" intervention?

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For the same reason

I need empathy, a social conscience and an adherence to a self defined moral code in order not to rip off, abuse and generally treat my clients like shit.

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FULLY SATISFY Irish Data Commissioner

That sounds like one of those 'Personal' Ads from the days when they could be no more explicit than innuendo

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Review mainly leads to whiskey doubles all round

This has to be the laziest, condescending excuse for journalism I've seen all year. Sterotyping? Was that not left in the 1950's?

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Hyperbole?

I absolutely never ever get even within a million miles of it...

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They better delete the data twice

To be sure

To be sure

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Ha ha

I like the way these two posts are right next to each other

Jtayolor0997 15:08 GMT

Anon 17:46 GMT

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WTF has this guff about Fb got to do with WHISKEY?? It sounds to me like a typical British attitude to the Oirish.

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