Businesses that make money by collecting and selling detailed records of private lives were once plainly described as “surveillance companies.” Their rebranding as “social media” is the most successful deception since the Department of War became the Department of Defense.
Facebook makes their money by exploiting and selling intimate details about the private lives of millions, far beyond the scant details you voluntarily post. They are not victims. They are accomplices.
Twitted by Edward Snowden, 17 March 2018 1
Cambridge Analytica, https://cambridgeanalytica.org
1 Affermazioni analoghe, anche molto esplicite erano state fatte, già nel 2010, anche in Italia:
L’intervista/ Fabio Ghioni, numero uno degli hacker italiani: “La sicurezza nazionale in Rete non esiste più. E nemmeno la privacy: ecco perché”