While Facebook and Onavo include some details in their license agreement, I’m 100% sure no one realizes that Facebook is using Onavo to learn what apps users are using, and what sites they’re visiting. The whole point of a privacy VPN is to have privacy, not to expose everything to Facebook.

I’m not one for regulation, but it sure feels like this is dirty pool – killing competing apps in the cradle by knowing when they are getting traction, and then adding the functionality to Facebook so that they can take the market from the startup.

Read the TechCrunch article about it.

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