Facebook to defend itself against 'damaging' Irish data privacy probe

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<p><body> <p><span class="caps">DUBLIN</span> (Reuters) – Facebook said on Friday it would defend its compliance with European Union privacy laws after the Irish High Court threw out its objections to an investigation opened by the Irish Data Protection Commission (<span class="caps">IDPC</span>).</p> <p>“We look forward to defending our compliance to the <span class="caps">IDPC</span>, as their preliminary decision could be damaging not only to Facebook, but also to users and other businesses,” a Facebook spokesperson said.</p> <p/> <p> (Reporting by Conor Humphries and Douglas Busvine; editing by David Evans)</p> </body></p>