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Facebook’s $10 Million Privacy Payout: Why You Get Nothing

28th August 2012

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The technology industry is trapped in a cycle of privacy breaches and class action lawsuits that does nothing for the average internet user. The new Facebook settlement is just the latest example.

Step 1) Facebook/Google/etc. break a privacy law.

Step 2) Critics blow whistle, lawyers sue for millions.

Step 3) Company pays millions to critics and lawyers, nothing to you.

Step 4) Wash, rinse, repeat.

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