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Facebook and Google surveillance 'a threat to human rights' - Amnesty

Thursday 21 November 2019 | 10:25 CET | News
The surveillance-based business model of Facebook and Google, in which the personal data of billions of people around the world is harvested and monetised, poses a systemic threat to human rights and freedom of expression, according to a new report from Amnesty International. The 60-page study entitled "Surveillance Giants" argues that the insidious control over personal data accrued by the companies and the various platforms they own – including Facebook, Instagram, Google Search, YouTube and WhatsApp –  undermines the very essence of privacy. "To protect our core human values in the digital

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