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Twitter is facing an investigation over data collection in its link-shortening system

Posted On: Oct 13, 2018   |   Posted By: The Verge

Twitter is facing an investigation over data collection in its link-shortening system

Privacy regulators in Ireland have launched an investigation into exactly how much data Twitter collects from t.co, its URL-shortening system.
The investigation stems from a request made by a UK professor named Michael Veale under the General Data Protection Regulation , a comprehensive European privacy law that took effect in May. Under the GDPR, EU citizens have a right to request any data collected on them from a given company - but when Veale made that request to Twitter, the company claimed it had no data from its link-shortening service. Veale was skeptical, and wrote to the relevant privacy regulator to see if Twitter was holding back some of his data.
“The inquiry will examine whether or not Twitter has discharged its...

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