It's no mystery that government agencies compel tech companies to give them (totally legal) access to user data. It's also pretty well known that the tech companies charge the government for the trouble. We've just never really known how much—until now.
Symantec, a security company, has found that third party Facebook apps have accidentally had access to Facebook users' accounts for years. Specifically, they could see your profile, photographs, chat and also have the ability to post messages and mine personal information.