Live in the EU? Facebook is after your face data (again)

"While the Cambridge Analytica scandal rumbles on, Facebook is quietly asking users in the EU and Canada to let it use its facial recognition to scan their faces and suggest tags in photos. It isn't the first time Mark Zuckerberg's firm has tried to get access to millions of Europeans' facial data.

Facebook tried to bring facial recognition to people in the EU back in 2011, but it stopped doing so a year later after privacy campaigners raised concerns that the feature was not compatible with data protection laws. Now Facebook is hoping it can bring facial recognition back to the EU, as long as it secures explicit consent beforehand."

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