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Facebook admits it does track non-users, for their own good

adnim Silver badge

knowing and forgetting

"knowing your IP address allows us to send the Like button to your browser..."

Yes for the fraction of a second it takes to deliver the button, then it can be forgotten right? It doesn't have to be recorded, stuffed into a database and be collated/compared with clicks on other sites with a like button in order to track the IP address.

For a like button to function a url will suffice, the button image can be local to the site being viewed, Javascript and the recording of IP address is not needed at all.

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