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Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?

I just deleted my Facebook. Yep. That's right. No more Facebook. No, it is not because of the data breach, if you can really call it that, but it was the catalyst that made me start thinking about why I am active on social media.
Clearly, I am not ok with what happend. It is one thing for me to give permission to an app/ developer/ company to scrape my data. I will agree that it is fair game. It is quite another thing for an app/ developer / company to scrape data from a third party who hasn't expressly consented to sharing their data. As the internet comes of age, I fully believe that companies who have a virtual presence should be held legally accountable for personal data end ensuring its confidentiality. I whole heartedly believe in net neutrality and freedom of content. I do not believe in abusing personal data.
But at the end of the day, even after knowing that my friends' data could have been used without their permission, I was prepared to continue using Facebo…

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