The Facebook data breach is a scandal of our own making. Legally, there’s nothing we can do about it.

Read Joel Winston explain why Facebook data breach scandal is user’s own making on NBC News :

I’ve spent 15 years researching and litigating privacy laws, and I’m still baffled by Facebook’s ever-changing privacy settings.

Facebook users angered by recent privacy scandals involving the social media giant and various consulting firms like Cambridge Analytica may be wondering what legal recourse they have to reclaim their data or protect themselves from data manipulation. Unfortunately, while Facebook’s actions may have been unethical, Facebook has little legal liability when it comes to its users.

Read his full article here.

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