• @restingboredface@sh.itjust.works
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    25 months ago

    Sure but they are still maintaining data and selling access to it insights from it or ads targeted based on it to third parties.

    It’s being used to target content to minors for the purpose of selling directly to them, influencing their choices without any kind of real oversight.

    Even if the data isn’t sold directly it’s still not okay.

    • @lolcatnip@reddthat.com
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      25 months ago

      Sure. I’m just taking issue with the ridiculously common claim that advertising companies sell your data. It’s false and doesn’t even make sense.

      It also matters because I’d much rather a few big companies have my data than a bunch of Russian and Chinese data brokers. Even if you think they’re no worse individually, there are a lot more of them.