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The Irish Times reports on the Irish Data Protection Commissioner's (DPC) audit of Facebook, which comes in the wake of privacy-related complaints from the group Europe-v-Facebook. The group has filed 22 complaints against the company, including allegations that the site is assembling "shadow profiles about users and non-users." The group's founder said the goal of the complaints is to generate transparency. "We're not trying kill Facebook," he said. "I'm actually a big fan..." A spokesperson for the company said Facebook looks forward to welcoming the DPC to "our European headquarters over the coming weeks so we can demonstrate our commitment to the appropriate handling of user data and reinforce our compliance with EU data protection laws." 
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