Sunday, May 9, 2010

Facebook's Anti-Privacy Backlash Gains Ground

Yikes! Other people can eavesdrops on Facebook chats now!

"The backlash against Facebook's new anti-privacy policies is only getting stronger. It's time for the social network to respond." --Robert X. Cringely, Infoworld 

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2010 (UPI via COMTEX) -- A number of privacy watchdog groups this week urged Congress to push a federal investigation of Facebook's new privacy policy.
The watchdog groups included the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, the Center for Digital Democracy, the Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights, the Center for Media and Democracy, the Consumer Federation of America, the Consumer Task Force for Automotive Issues, Consumer Watchdog, the Foolproof Initiative, Patient Privacy Rights, Privacy Activism, Privacy Journal, the Privacy Rights Clearing House, the United States Bill of Rights Foundation and U.S. PIRG, PC Magazine said.

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