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Monday, October 18, 2010

More Facebook Privacy Concerns

“Many of the most popular applications, or ‘apps,’ on the social-networking site Facebook Inc. have been transmitting identifying information—in effect, providing access to people’s names and, in some cases, their friends’ names—to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found.” (Wall Street Journal, Monday)

How long before somone suggests a national agency monitoring Facebook in the name of protecting privacy?

FEE Timely Classic:
Liberty and Privacy: Connections” by Joseph S. Fulda