Re: Freedom of information?
"LinkedIn are even more annoyingly insidious at this point."
Facebook is the biggest target right now, but your fundamental point is correct. The real problem here is that too much of the tech sector has hitched its wagon to data mining as a means of social control and profit. All companies that behave this way are bad actors and need to be brought down.
But, if people begin to reject Facebook's use of these techniques, it will make it that much easier to make the rest of such companies either begin to be socially responsible or go out of business.