Voter Surveillance

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by Minimalist, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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  2. deBoetie

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    Here's another report on the use of Facebook analytics using a 3rd-party firm to run surveys to inform political campaigns.

    http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...ed-cruz-president-campaign-facebook-user-data

    The survey appeared to be run via Mechanical Turk, and the people - who got $1 for their troubles, had to hand over their FB profile.... But it also profiled their friends, rather obviously, without permission. A FB user now has an average of 340 friends....
     
  3. driekus

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    Very scary, wouldnt be surprised if this was the only similar misuse of facebook profiles.
     
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