This is my own, personal selection of the “most absurd and invasive, but TRUE things done by tech platforms”(*):

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(*) That question was originally asked in January 2017 by Chris G. The first entries of this post are some of the answers that he received, selected according my own idea of what is most absurd and invasive, or in any case most needed to be known by the general public. If you have suggestions for other entries, just email me

IMAGE SOURCE: The Scary Side of Big Data