Saturday, December 3, 2011

Facebook Collects Data from any Visits to Pages with "Like" Buttons

Computing guru Richard Stallman, creator of the GNU Project and founder of the Free Software Foundation, points out a feature of Facebook that most of us do not know about.

Facebook does massive surveillance, he argues. If there is a "Like" button on a page, Facebook knows who visited that page and it can get the IP address of the computer visiting the page, even if the person is not a Facebook user.  Privacy issues

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