"The social network says it had worried that a court ruling could set precedent to erode the privacy rights of other account holders after their deaths."
Ok, I'm going to let off a sweary rant, Please stop reading if offended.
Fuck off, just fuck off, privacy is not something you do fucking ever.
Double fuck off because you are holding information and a big fuck you because you are stopping grieving parents finding out the truth.
Treble fuck you because you have no intention of interest in fixing the situation.
Facebook needs to die a fiery death.