📑 Thanks to Facebook, Your Cellphone Company Is Watching You More Closely Than Ever | The Intercept

Annotated Thanks to Facebook, Your Cellphone Company Is Watching You More Closely Than Ever by Sam BiddleSam Biddle (The Intercept)
>‚ÄúIf Facebook is providing a consumer‚Äôs data to be used for the purposes of credit screening by the third¬†party, Facebook would be a credit reporting agency,‚ÄĚ Reidenberg explained. ‚ÄúThe [FCRA] statute applies when the data ‚Äėis used or expected to be used or collected in whole or in part for the purpose of serving as a factor in establishing the consumer‚Äôs¬†eligibility for ‚Ķ credit.'‚ÄĚ If Facebook is providing data about you and your friends that eventually ends up in a corporate credit screening operation, ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs no different from Equifax providing the data to Chase to determine whether or not to issue a credit card to the consumer,‚ÄĚ according to Reidenberg.  ‚Ěß

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