Facebook copied email contacts of 1.5 million users

Found on BBC News on Friday, 19 April 2019
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Facebook "unintentionally" uploaded the email contacts of more than 1.5 million users without asking permission to do so, the social network has admitted.

Facebook asked new users to supply the password for their email account, and took a copy of their contacts.

That's not "unintentionally", that is their business model. It also does not sound very legal to grab the data of people who were not asked, just by getting it from someone else.