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US Senate, FTC urged to probe Facebook's data-sharing partnerships with device makers

Tuesday 5 June 2018 | 09:06 CET | News
The head of the US Senate Commerce Committee and consumer group Public Knowledge have said Facebook should be investigated over the recent report that the social media giant allowed over 60 device makers to have "deep" access to users' personal data without their consent. The New York Times report suggested the shared data includes data pertaining to users who expressly denied Facebook permission to share their information with any third parties. Public Knowledge called on the Federal Trade Commission to probe whether the partnerships with companies such as Apple and Amazon violate Facebook's

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