onavo News of 04/01/20
Facebook’S Use Of Onavo Spyware Faces Questions In EU Antitrust Probe — Report
Facebook’s use of the Onavo spyware VPN app it acquired in 2013 — and used to inform its 2014 purchase of the then rival WhatsApp messaging platform — is on the radar of Europe’s antitrust regulator, per a report in the ...
Facebook’S New Study App Pays Adults For Data After Teen Scandal
Facebook shut down its Research and Onavo programs after TechCrunch exposed how the company paid teenagers for root access to their phones to gain market data on competitors. Now Facebook is relaunching its paid market research program, but this ...
Facebook Pays Teens To Install VPN That Spies On Them
Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” VPN that lets the company suck in all of a user’s phone and web activity, similar to Facebook’s Onavo Protect ...
Seized Cache Of Facebook Docs Raise Competition And Consent Questions
A UK parliamentary committee has published the cache of Facebook documents it dramatically seized last week . The documents were obtained by a legal discovery process by a startup that’s suing the social network in a California court in a ...