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Privacy International investigation finds a huge number of Android apps share data with Facebook — whether you have an account or not

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Facebook’s track record with privacy is a rocky one, but the idea of giving up some personal data is seen by many users as an acceptable price to pay for using the social network. But an investigation by Privacy International has found that many Android apps are sharing data with Facebook about people regardless of whether they are logged into their Facebook account… or even have a Facebook account at all. The findings of the investigation raise questions about Facebook’s transparency when it comes to handling user (and non-user) data, and the privacy implications of profiling by the social networking… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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