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Clicking "read more" requires me to log in to Facebook. I don't have a Facebook account (nor do I want one). I've noticed this pattern with other groups and businesses. Facebook is not free and open if you choose not to let them sell your information.



Then don't provide any information for them to sell except for an email address and what pages you look at.

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If this representative is intending to make his rationales public, he should choose a public venue.

But given the tracking information Facebook sifts via their extensive federation throughout the Internet today, I don't feel any inclination to make it easier for them by registering for their marketing programmes.

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Hard to fault him for publishing where his constituency goes to every day. Almost no one would go to his website.

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He's intending to make it public in the venue that most easily facilitates this type of exchange with the widest number of users.

>But given the tracking information Facebook sifts via their extensive federation throughout the Internet today

Log out and clear your cookies. If you're not clearing them regularly anyhow you're already being tracked by many sources.

I get not wanting a profile with all your information on Facebook but like I said that isn't required to access this and saves him spending resources to build a system to go in its place.

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I don't believe that they strive to be, nor is the common belief that they are, free and open.

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