Privacy Groups Take Aim at Facebook’s Tracking of Users’ Outside Browsing

by David Cohen
Facebook's announcement last month that it will include data from non-Facebook websites and applications in its ad preferences tool did not sit well with two privacy advocacy groups. Bloomberg reported that European Consumer Organization Senior Legal Officer Kostas Rossoglou and Center for Digital Democracy Executive Director Jeff Chester sent a letter to the Federal Trade Com ...Read the full article

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