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(Engadget)   Apparently Zuckerbot doesn't like other people who scrape his data   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, Pleading, Lawsuit, Affiliate marketing, Facebook, large-scale data heist, national Alexander Solonchenko, social network, undefined damages  
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1098 clicks; posted to STEM » on 25 Oct 2021 at 11:35 AM (4 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2021-10-25 9:23:31 AM  
The mob doesn't like people moving in on their racket either.
2021-10-25 9:57:07 AM  
 Not for free. Gotta pay a fee
2021-10-25 10:10:47 AM  
Lets not pretend this is moral outrage about protecting privacy or some other such nonsense here. Facebook will sell everything they know. They're just pissed that they weren't paid.
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2021-10-25 11:50:51 AM  
Hoping for a default judgment against a foreigner?
2021-10-25 12:03:10 PM  
The data is Facebook's only real asset.
2021-10-25 12:25:46 PM  
Zucky: "OI! THAT'S MY JOB!"
2021-10-25 1:25:50 PM  
Must admit, that's some GOP-level hypocrisy. Not that I'm surprised. Zuck doesn't want anyone else moving in on his racket.
2021-10-25 1:27:59 PM  
He doesn't like the idea of someone else plucking his pigeons.
2021-10-25 1:49:47 PM  
The holes that enabled this scraping don't qualify as "security flaws" as much as they do as "stupid features".

OTOH, I might hail this Ukrainian fellow as some kind of a scruffy hero if he'd just dumped the data while hollering, "Ha, ha, dumbshiats!"  But no, he was hustling it on the dark web for fractions of a crypto-Euro.
2021-10-25 1:51:47 PM  

FrancoFile: The data is Facebook's only real asset.

The ass is Facebook's only real dataset.
2021-10-25 2:05:12 PM  
I forget, did Cambridge Analytica pay?
2021-10-25 3:02:53 PM  
Operation: Obfuscate the News Cycle

Effing transparent. And hypocritical.
2021-10-25 3:29:26 PM  
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2021-10-25 5:17:11 PM  

mehhhhhh: I forget, did Cambridge Analytica pay?

I know they didn't pay me anything.
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