DHH+ Your Authors @dhh Creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder & CTO at Basecamp, NYT best-selling author, and Le Mans 24h class-winning racing driver. Nov. 19, 2018 1 min read + Your Authors

"Potential clues to the future path of Ford can be provided partly by Facebook.. using customers' personal information to earn billions... We already know and have data on our customers; they trust us... We know what people make" 💀 https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2018/11/13/ford-motor-credit-data-new-revenue/1967077002/ 

You know that the world is fucked when companies like Ford look at Facebook with envy and see their customers as data points that can be packaged and sold. Truly a despicable aspiration.

If The Onion had published an article under the headline "Ford Looks Enviously At Facebook; Hopes To Spy On Drivers, Sell The Data To Become Profitable", we would have shook our head in disbelief. Facebook is corrupting not just society but the foundation of commerce.

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