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Description: OTTAWA — Home Depot illegally shared customers’ personal data with Facebook’s parent company Meta without their knowledge or consent for years, the federal privacy commissioner revealed Thursday.


Date: Jan 26, 2023


Questions for discussion:

  • Is Home Depot’s data collection and sharing policy unethical, in your opinion?
  • Is there a simple way for the firm to inform customers of the intended use of their email and purchase behavior?
  • How should the industry deal with the privacy issues raised by this case?

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