• A former spy boss said Facebook could threaten democracy if it isn't 'controlled'

    3 days ago - By Chron

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    Former British spy chief Robert Hannigan has said Facebook could threaten democracy unless it is controlled.
    Hannigan was previously chief of the UK's domestic intelligence agency, GCHQ.
    He told the BBC that Facebook wasn't a "fluffy charity" and squeezes profit from users' data.
    External regulation is required to curtail its power, he said.
    The former head of Britain's domestic intelligence agency GCHQ has said Facebook poses a threat to democracy unless it is "controlled and regulated."
    In an interview with the BBC's "Today" programme, Robert Hannigan said Facebook's primary goal...
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