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 The liberal response to the genuinely enraging revelation in the article
below - of the huge amounts and types of personal data used by Facebook for
profits - will be demands for regulation and/or antitrust action.
Ultimately however, Facebook, Amazon et al. should be socialized under
worker/community control. That would allow for constructive use of those
data streams: Freed from the perversities of advertising, that  same data -
de-identified (made anonymous)  - could be used to democratically plan the
economy. The data already serves as an implicit record of our needs and
wants of goods and services, and of production and delivery, real and
potential, of same.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/11/technology/facebook-priva
cy-hearings.html?rref=collection%2Fissuecollection%2Ftodays-new-york-times
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