Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Facebook Knows A Whole Lot About Your Offline Life

Facebook’s web site says it gets information about its users “from a few different sources.” What it doesn’t say is that those sources include detailed dossiers obtained from commercial data brokers about users’ offline lives. Nor does Facebook show users any of the often remarkably detailed information it gets from those brokers.

You can read more about what Facebook knows about you at https://goo.gl/8G7Eyl.

Categories: Offline Privacy & Security, Online Privacy & Security

1 reply

  1. It’s shocking how users are now volunteering to have their privacy stolen and be data mined in exchange for access to technology. No one seems to value privacy anymore.

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