Facebook policy issues related to wiretapping, which is rife at this time
Garundang.com–Surprisingly, Facebook is the social media world are announcing a new policy related to the ire of privacy advocates, after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said that the police have used the location data and other information about the user FB, to spy on protest which occurred in various places, such as Ferguson, Missouri.
ACLU itself is a national organization working in the courts, the legislature, and in public to defend the rights of individuals,
The latest policy issued by the Facebook, as quoted from liputan6, is to prohibit developers use enterprise data to eavesdropping. In the contents of this new policy, explaining that developers are not allowed to use the data from Facebook as tools to be used for tapping.
Party of Facebook also confirmed that the new policy also applies to facebook Instagram.Tindakan done by Facebook as the answer to the ACLU complaint, and also companies that are now close access their data in Geofeedia. As you know, at this time, many companies have shut down their access in Geofeedia, this is because social media are used by some developers to access data from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Meanwhile, Geofeedia also used by the police to monitor the protests following the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Freddie Gray is a young black man United States (USA), who died in 2015 after suffering serious injuries. Based on these events, eventually the facebook issue a policy prohibition against developers who use facebook for the sake of wiretapping.
According to a statement from the deputy head of affairs Facebook privacy, Rob Sherman, in a post which he published through FB, say, as for the purpose of issuing such policy is to assist individuals in developing a community where people feel safe and their voices could be heard.
source : tekno.liputan6.com