“Facebook owns Oculus and helps run some Oculus services, such as elements of our infrastructure, but we’re not sharing information with Facebook at this time,” Oculus VR said in an official statement to UploadVR. “We don’t have advertising yet and Facebook is not using Oculus data for advertising – though these are things we may consider in the future.”
“I believe Americans have a fundamental right to privacy, and that right includes an individual s access to information about what data are being collected about them, how the data are being treated, and with whom the data are being shared,” the Senator writes. “As virtual reality technology evolves, I ask that you provide more information on Rift and how Oculus is addressing issues of privacy and security.”
Oculus VR has until May 13, 2016 to answer the questions, so stay tuned.