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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., center, accompanied by Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., left, and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday to discuss Facebook's new information policy. AP Photo/Harry Hamburg

Franken faces off with Facebook over privacy issues

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U.S. Sen. Al Franken wants the social networking website Facebook to tighten up its privacy standards, which it loosened last week.

Franken, DFL-Minn., joined three other U.S. senators Tuesday to request Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to rescind plans to share more Facebook users' private data on the Web.


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