Facebook plan to monitor user web browsing causes alarm

The US should investigate Facebook’s plan to collect the Web browsing activities of its users to determine if the company is violating an agreement with the government to ensure people’s privacy, an advocacy group said.

29th July, 2014

The US should investigate Facebook’s plan to collect the Web browsing activities of its users to determine if the company is violating an agreement with the government to ensure people’s privacy, an advocacy group said.

Facebook, the biggest social networking site, would routinely monitor the Web habits of its users, contrary to its prior representations, according to a letter sent to the Federal Trade Commission by Kostas Rossoglou, senior legal officer...

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