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20 November 2019


FB’s ad data may put millions of gay people at risk

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Millions of gay people living in countries where homosexuality is outlawed could be put at risk by Facebook’s advertising practices. This is because the firm allows advertisers to target people on the basis of their interests, including sexual ones.

Axar.az reports citing foreign media that Ángel Cuevas Rumín at Charles III University of Madrid, Spain, and his colleagues analyzed the list of options available for targeting adverts on Facebook. They found that about 2000 of the options would be classed as “sensitive” information under Europe’s recent GDPR

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2019.08.24 / 20:13
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