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[–]magnora7[S] 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Which of course begs the question in what way is this 'voluntary' if they'll be otherwise compelled to do it?

So basically governments are plundering data from tech companies by force of law. I think this has been going on for a while and probably affected reddit.

[–]Mnemonic 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

This is no surprise, they question is what kind of data? If they want to look at (if I had one) private facebook profile because they think I kidnapped someone and somehow my IQ is that of a normal person and just have my facebook logged in on my smartphone... I get it.

But mass data mining for no apparent purpose... yikes.