Twitter Removes Privacy Option, and Shows Why We Need Strong Privacy Laws

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Twitter greeted its users with a confusing notification this week. The control you have over what information Twitter shares with its business partners has changed, it said. The changes will help Twitter continue operating as a free service, it assured. But at what cost?

What Changed?

Twitter has changed what happens when users opt out of the allow additional information sharing with business partners setting in the Personalization and Data part of its site.

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