Neither David Magerman nor Robert Mercer work at Renaissance Technologies anymore, the former because he called Robert Mercer a racist and the latter because the former called him a racist. But that doesn’t mean Magerman’s given up his crusade against Robert Mercer’s white supremacy. And since he and Mercer have declared a ceasefire, he’ll have to do it via proxy war against Mercer’s unwitting partner in crime, Facebook.
Magerman has given more than $400,000 to the campaign — "Freedom from Facebook" — because he believes Facebook has too much power over how the world communicates….
"It was my goal to convince people that Facebook is not free, that it exacts a high price from users in the form of their private data, and I think users don't understand that transaction, to all of our detriment…."
On Thursday, Freedom from Facebook filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that Facebook had violated an agreement with the agency and consumer protection law.