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NOW: Facebook to share user information to other companies for years - Spotify, Netflix, Amazon will get their hands on email addresses and private messages
Facebook to share users ' data for years without their explicit consent, told The New York Times.Facebook is again in the privacy of a stir in the middle. EPA/AOP

Facebook has for years allowed for a number of large technology companies access to users ' personal data, told The New York Times.

the newspaper, I read of facebook's internal documents, according to the company is thus circumvented their own data protection conditions, and information is shared without the users direct consent.

Data are received, for example, the music service Spotify and the video service Netflix, who have had access to users ' private messages.

Microsoft, Sony and Amazon are able to access users ' email addresses, and Yahoo has a magazine, can't even see the user's friends updates.

Facebook the defense is

NOW reports that Facebook has signed partnership agreements with at least 150 with the company. Facebook has previously promised to protect more than 2 billion users privacy. Facebook made in 2011, the U.s. consumer with the agency agreement and promised not to share users ' information without their consent.

however, it is Now revealed that Facebook has agreed to share information with other companies already in 2010. Some of these agreements are still in force.

facebook's privacy director Steve Satterfield according to the procedure is not violated users ' privacy protection or consumer agency with the agreement.

Satterfield, according to facebook I didn't need to ask separate permission for users to share information. According to him, also partners of the company are committed to comply with facebook's privacy terms and conditions. NOW, however, tell you that Facebook have been monitoring it, how the information is used.

Not the first time

Facebook has been grilled to data protection a stir because of the already earlier. In the spring it turned out that the analytics company received possession of up to 50 million user's personal information for use in Donald Trump the election campaign.

in the Summer revealed that the number of mobile phone manufacturers got their hands on for example, Facebook users relationship information.

in September reported that nearly 50 million user accounts were hacked.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been as well as United states senate that the EU as a data protection and privacy stir. The company has repeatedly promised to develop a users ' privacy protection.

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