Met Police sharing data with Meta to track website activity

15/07/2023 | The Guardian

An Observer investigation has revealed how the Metropolitan Police gathered sensitive data about people using its website to report sexual offences, domestic abuse and other crimes and shared it with Meta for targeted advertising. In one case, Meta received data after someone clicked a link to “securely and confidentially report rape or sexual assault.”

The news follows similar investigations into NHS trusts and Mental health charities, which were also found to be using Meta's Pixel to track website activity.

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