‘Just because you don’t use Facebook doesn’t mean the social media giant isn’t secretly tracking your every move online. A shocking new investigative report out of Europe has revealed that even non-users of the mostly Waste-of-Time-Book are having tracking cookies quietly placed on their computers and devices without consent, allowing Mark Zuckerberg et al. to monitor their behavior and location.
Entitled From social media service to advertising network: A critical analysis of Facebook’s Revised Policies and Terms, the paper explains how Facebook’s data collection and tracking protocols are ethically and morally questionable, at best. Facebook’s contract terms, in fact, are so unfair and stacked against users that they blatantly violate European consumer protection law, according to experts.’