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title: "Facebook and Google’s pervasive surveillance poses an unprecedented danger to human rights"
date: 2019-11-21T15:29:54Z
type: ["lens"]
tags: ["Facebook", "Google", "human rights"]
categories: ["Laura’s Lens"]
body_classes: "lens"
postURL: "https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/11/google-facebook-surveillance-privacy/"
publication: "Amnesty International"
writer: "Amnesty International/Kumi Naidoo"
image: "image.jpg"
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> “Surveillance Giants lays out how the surveillance-based business model of Facebook and Google is inherently incompatible with the right to privacy and poses a systemic threat to a range of other rights including freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of thought, and the right to equality and non-discrimination.
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>The tech giants offer these services to billions without charging users a fee. Instead, individuals pay for the services with their intimate personal data, being constantly tracked across the web and in the physical world as well, for example, through connected devices.
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> The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is”
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