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‘LinkedIn processed 18 million email addresses of non-users for targeted advertising’

“LinkedIn processed the email addresses of 18 million non-members and targeted them with advertising on Facebook without permission, an audit by the [Irish]Data Protection Commissioner has found.”

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@indie Why does this not surprise me? LinkedIN constantly tells you that X amount of people in your contacts are not on LinkedIN and that it would be a jolly good idea if you brought them onboard.

i constantly get recruiters trying to add me to it, welcome to my banned recruiters list mofos.