Category Archives: Facebook

Data Governance and the Law – Facebook’s Acquisition of WhatsApp Might Bring Some Needed Clarity

By now it should be clear to everyone that when you have a privacy policy you are expected to abide by the terms of that policy.  So, for example, if your privacy policy says you will not disclose any personal … Continue reading

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There is Something Else to Discuss about Facebook’s Proposed New Rules – It’s Inferred Information

Our last post about Facebook’s proposed new rules was focused on the commercialization of Facebook user content.  That’s been the general focus of the discussion of Facebook’s action.  Take this from the Wall Street Journal for example. There is something else to … Continue reading

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Does Mark Zuckerberg Read Big Data and the Law?

Probably not.  On the other hand, we here at Big Data and the Law have said more than once that your information is the price of participating in social media.  For example – here.  Now Facebook has finally made it clear … Continue reading

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