Facebook's approach to its IPO was consistent with the way it has handled the personal data of its users. In both cases, it seems the company's leadership has pushed policies that are disproportionally focused on their personal enrichment at the expense of everyone else.
Some critics point out that TV, radio and magazine advertisers measure ad effectiveness using research panels of users who sign up to provide feedback. Why do websites need to measure effectiveness with greater precision?
Thank you FTC for outlining a broad approach to transparency when it comes to accessing our own data. Now it's time for Congress to enact legislation that truly benefits consumers, not just those who profit from our information.