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Facebook has acquired the team behind in-app data payment software Pryte for an undisclosed sum as part of its plans to lower the cost of accessing its software in developing countries. The acquisition was disclosed by Helsinki-based Pryte on Tuesday. The software company's team indicated it will work with Facebook's internet …


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  1. Gannon (J.) Dick

    [Privacy-aware readers may point out that this tech would monitor a vast amount of stuff being done on a handset, something of potential concern given the recent Snowden revelations.—Ed.]

    Undistracted readers may point out that Privacy Violations were not invented by the Snowden revelations.

    But nice try, Ed.

  2. JDX Gold badge

    Privacy aside

    It's a clever bit of technology.

  3. Kevin McMurtrie Silver badge
    Big Brother

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    This fine grained monitoring and metering sounds like new a way of rapidly training your customers to be responsive to marketing. I think "rewards programs" just became obsolete.

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