Facebook pondered, for a time, selling access to user data

Found on Ars Technica on Thursday, 29 November 2018
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A failure to adequately redact a public court document from February 2017 shows that, back in 2012, Facebook considered charging companies at least $250,000 for access to one of its primary troves of user data, the Graph API.

How long the pay-for-access proposal was under consideration is not clear, but it was not ultimately implemented—Facebook continues to give away access to its Graph API for free.

If only sheep users would care.