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Old 03-19-2012, 04:31 PM
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Facebookís New Privacy Policy Isnít All That Private

I'm still reading stuff on this but going to post this thread now for everyone to post there

Facebook has just released their proposed changes to their privacy policy and itís got the masses upset. (Surprise!).

First and foremost, theyíve changed the name of the document from Privacy Policy to Data Use Policy and that should tell you all you need to know.

Let me pause a moment to reiterate my feelings on internet privacy. I see it as an oxymoron. If you put content in a public space, I donít care if you mark it private and lock it up six ways to Sunday, you have to understand that itís not secure. If someone wants that information badly enough, theyíll get it and spread it around as they please. So donít put information online you donít want your mother or girlfriend to see.

Next, letís talk about the cost of using Facebook. There is no cost, so you have to give a little in order to make it so. If that means allowing an advertiser to see you age and location, itís worth it if you can play another round of Draw Something.

Now, back to Facebook. The paragraph that is particularly disturbing is this one:
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