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Why Facebook data privacy row is no surprise

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 03 April, 2018, 3:11pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 12 April, 2018, 8:23am

I refer to the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal (“How Cambridge Analytica exploited Facebook users’ data and why it’s a big deal”, March 28).

Facebook is a hunter/gatherer of data without peer and has grown filthy rich by providing what all sorts of data-users want.

It has a responsibility to play fair with all those who use its social media platform, but has fallen short.

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When a near-monopoly will not govern itself responsibly, it invites government to intrude. No surprises here.

Paul Bloustein, Ohio