Companies like Google and Facebook collect information about us and sell it to advertisers.
The information they collect and the way they collect it cross the “creepy line” according to a new documentary called “The Creepy Line.”
John Stossel asks the writer of the documentary, Peter Schweizer: “What’s the big deal? They’re giving me information.”
Schweizer responds “to the extent that somebody can do something for you, they can do something to you.” He goes on to make a powerful case that Google and Facebook abuse their power
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