Are you one of the millions of Americans who are up in arms over the use, by Cambridge Analytica, of the personal data of millions of Americans (as collected by Facebook). How can it possibly be legal for Facebook (or any app) to sell your personal data to a third party?
The answer is really simple – you gave them that permission when you checked the “I Agree” block on the Terms of Service associated with the app when you opened your account. Surely you remember those dozen or so pages of small type that were saturated with wherefores and to wits and other legalese.
Read Guy Higgins full post on Social Media and Security via Firestorm.