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Emails Expose Sensitive Internal Facebook Discussions


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Emails Expose Sensitive Internal Facebook Discussions Material Gives Insight Into Company's Views on Data Security Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • December 6, 2018 Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California (Photo: Facebook)

A batch of documents meant to be kept under court seal lay bare Facebook's strategic brokering of access to user data to reward partners and punish potential rivals.

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The documents also show that Facebook considered charging developers for access to user data and well as plans to collect call logs on Android without asking users for permission.

U.K. lawmaker Damien Collins, a conservative member of Pariament, released the tranche of emails and documents on Wednesday, which involve discussions of top Facebook executives between 2012 and 2015. The documents were filed under court seal in the U.S. as part of...(continued)

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