Why Blockchain Values Your Privacy More Than Facebook

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com.Recent events surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica have put on display the single biggest danger to your privacy, the government-enabled de facto monopolies on your information. These companies have long been at the forefront of collecting and monetizing information, a practice that was conveniently ignored by regulators until the scandal broke. Even so, it’s hard to label Cambridge Analytica’s practices as scandalous considering they had Facebook’s blessing until the tech giant found itself in the crosshairs of the court of public opinion. What stands out most in the reactions is how little tech giants care about users’ privacy. Indeed, Facebook is impressively clear about their ability to collect and sell user data in its privacy policies, showing a complete disregard for any semblance of privacy.According to Facebook’s policies, the right to use their service…

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