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Facebook calls for NYU Ad Observatory cease accumulating data on build’s political adverts, says WSJ

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Facebook has despatched a letter to lecturers at New York University tense that they cease accumulating details about the political adverts that Facebook runs, according to a chronicle tonight by The Wall Street Journal's Jeff Horwitz, citing written remarks by the social network. The objection by Facebook pertains to an NYU project called the Ad Observatory, which uses hundreds of volunteers who surf the social Web build with a selected browser extension to acquire data on which adverts are proven to what folks.In a letter despatched October 16th to the NYU researchers, a Facebook privateness protection respectable, Allison Hendrix, said in that "Scraping instruments, regardless of how correctly-intentioned, aren't a permissible map of accu...