Is Facebook really preventing critics from downloading their account data?

Posted March 7, 2012

One departing user—a vocal critic of the social network—is claiming that Facebook simply doesn’t want to say goodbye to his data, perhaps as a way to antagonize one of its critics. I don’t think it’s a malevolent move; more like a lack of attentiveness when it comes to something that doesn’t add to the IPO-bound company’s bottom line: i.e., letting users easily slip off the site. Here’s the story on Naked Security.


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