On the contrary, they just abuse the function and ignore the contract terms.
Nowadays, with the information of 533 million Facebook users being freely available on the Internet, this has caused a huge sensation. The data was originally extracted from the company in a hack in 2019.Facebook now communication It hopes to make a difference on this issue, partly after several data protection agencies investigated the matter.
According to the community service, the reality is that in a typical hacker attack, the information released these days does not fall into the hands of unauthorized persons. Criminals abuse the function of automatic dating, provide them with the data they have, and then record their output, thereby obtaining a large amount of data.
“Using features designed to help people to scrape data violates our terms.”
Don’t naughty attackers grab data from Facebook!
This article is so sad. https://t.co/YKSdGYavKe
-John Opdenakker (@j_opdenakker) April 7, 2021
Facebook’s explanation does not change the fact that it cannot manage and protect user data in the expected way: it has the responsibility from the beginning to take proactive technical measures to prevent such abuse.
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