“Though I don’t discount the fact that the US government is doing a lot more spying on its own citizens than I think is necessary (or constitutional), it’s important to recognize that Facebook is a private company, one that now has a five-star rating from the Electronic Frontier Foundation for protecting your data from government requests. Facebook itself doesn’t have any incentive to secretly record your calls or access your phone’s camera for some insidious purposes—Facebook is a service, and it wants to make money, not blackmail its users.”

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