The Ongoing Facebook Debacle

From https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/25/facebook-denies-it-collects-call-and-sms-data-from-phones-without-permission/

[…] explain that call and text history logging is included with an opt-in feature on Messenger or Facebook Lite for Android that “people have to expressly agree to use” and that they can turn off at any time, which would also delete any call and text data shared with that app.

Yea, the choice is between opt-in for everything, including having your personal data sold to unsavory people, or opt-out completely. This ain’t exactly what people understand in relation to “opt-in to share my most intimate data” vs “opt-in to have facebook know the emails of my contacts”, though.

  

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