Yes, Companies Are Harvesting and Selling Your Facebook Profile | Common Dreams

“Posting to Facebook should not also mean putting personal information into the hands of data reapers seeking to profit from details of consumers’ personal lives,” Massachusetts Rep. Edward J. Markey told ProPublica in an e-mailed statement.

“Users of social media want to share with friends, not enable the sale of their personal information to data miners.”

via Yes, Companies Are Harvesting and Selling Your Facebook Profile | Common Dreams.

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