Apex court reiterates user data can't be shared for profit
The SC's notice comes after Facebook provided a vague, boilerplate response to MeitY's notice to the company on the same issue. The company's refusal to categorically answer the government's concerns has essentially resulted in the Supreme Court's intervention. The apex court has made it clear that private user data must be protected and that Facebook isn't allowed to share it with third parties.
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