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Well Twitter and Facebook are American companies so it's obviously patriotic to give them your image and data.


The photos are public too...

It's certainly better than giving your face to sketchy apps from Russia or China.

It's not better to have your face or other data in a database within reach of your own government. Your government has power over you, other governments do not.

The FBI very specifically is concerned about public/elected officials. You don't think other governments might be interested in data about elected officials?

Other governments absolutely have power over you, just not always legally.

Or anywhere nearly as easily, to be fair.

I need a passport and driver license

That one piece of paper doesn't say you do, but, I digress.

If it's in your public Facebook profile (or any other public profile), you've already given it to Russia and China.

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