U.K. watchdog group Privacy International has sparked an inquiry
into eBay's handling of personal data, as part of a new campaign
against e-commerce sites that may be abusing the privacy of their users.
The civil- and cyber-rights group complained to the U.K.'s Information Commissioner
this week about eBay.co.uk, which it claims is breaching the Data
Protection Act by making it hard for users to cancel their accounts and
delete details of their Web shopping habits and other personal data.
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