Facebook’s data changes will hamper research and oversight, academics warn

Leading researchers sign open letter saying privacy restrictions ‘likely to compound the real problem’.

An open letter, signed by 27 researchers and published on Wednesday, said while the privacy changes might generate positive publicity for Facebook and its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, they were “likely to compound the real problem, further diminishing transparency and opportunities for independent oversight”.

Source: Facebook’s data changes will hamper research and oversight, academics warn | Technology | The Guardian

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