Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Twitter of Spying on Direct Messages

A class-action lawsuit says Twitter has been spying on direct messages. “While it’s quite obvious that there aren’t humans that work at Twitter reading your direct messages, an algorithm is sweeping over them, to swap out links with shortened T.co (the shortening service owned by Twitter) ones for tracking purposes, presumably. The lawsuit claims that Twitter should collect consent to do such things within the private messages…”

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