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Re: EU Watchdog Accuses Facebook, Google of Privacy Shenanigans
Posted by: Peter Suciu 2018-06-30 01:34:34
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Facebook and Google have manipulated users into sharing data using so-called "dark patterns," according to a report from the Norwegian Consumer Council. The practices nudged users toward accepting privacy options that favored the tech companies rather than themselves, the NCC found. Facebook and Google have no intention of providing users with an actual choice, the NCC has claimed, and their use of dark patterns constitutes a violation of the General Data Protection Regulation implemented across Europe last month.


Re: EU Watchdog Accuses Facebook, Google of Privacy Shenanigans
Posted by: borisaman 2018-06-30 01:35:09 In reply to: Peter Suciu
When will people learn, the reason why these "services" are "free" is because YOU are the product they are selling
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