What if Facebook goes down? Ethical and legal considerations for the demise of big tech


We focus a lot on the trouble with a strong, powerful Facebook. But this article points out the dangers of what happens to all that personal data Facebook or Google or others have collected in the event of their demise.

We have shockingly few laws to protect the treasure-trove of personal information they have collected. This is a low probability, but high consequence scenario that's worth considering and better preparing for.


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