As Facebook has struggled to contain the fallout from its latest privacy fiasco this week, the company has repeatedly emphasized that participants “consented” and granted their “permission” for what amounted to spyware being installed on their phones to convert them into highly intimate surveillance systems. Indeed, the company’s response to nearly every one of its privacy stories over the past year has been to argue that its users legally consented to its practices so they have nothing to complain about. All of this raises the question of just what it means to “consent” in the Facebook Era? Read the full article on Forbes.