Facebook Slammed Again Over Privacy

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by Searching_ _ _, Jun 17, 2010.

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    I don't really know what people want. Mark has made it crystal clear, out of his own mouth, that privacy is not one of his priorities, in fact, it's his last priority. Another thing is, there is no "need" for Facebook, Twitter, or any other social service like there is for email and other such things. No one HAS to use Facebook. It makes great publicity for the EFF and these other groups, but they simply aren't needed in this fight because absolutely no one is getting Facebook shoved down their throats.

    This isn't government sneaky business or control, it isn't a website that is a wolf in sheeps' clothing, or anything of the sort. It's plain and simple an optional service no one has to use, and the company itself is not hiding behind anything. They have pointed out time and time again they want to and WILL share your data with whomever they see fit.
     
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    Because the site is popular, maybe a change in priorities would make the site even more successful.
     
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    I hate FB and everything that collects even my "user agent data" but i have to agree with dw426, you are not forced to use it, nor it is sneaking up on you, people sing up, they put on their intimate lives for everyone's amusement and then wonder what happened. My suggestion would be, delete your FB account, no FB no problems.
     
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    It certainly is, but, just as Myspace fell, and as Twitter is slowing down rapidly, Facebook will suffer the same fate in the next couple of years. Heck, the privacy issue alone very likely has someone already working on its replacement. It's just the nature of social networking on the internet, they rise, they fall.

    As far as priorities, look at everything the man has done when he started feeling heat. He tweaks a little here and there to appease, dabbing a bit of perfume over the stench, then, a few months down the road, he's back to full throttle again until the next "patriot" starts preaching to the public about how bad he and his service is, and how "they're gonna fight for your rights, darnit!".

    The process just repeats itself over and over, and the EFF and all of their counterparts eat up the good publicity like candy.
     
  7. Dude111

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    Ya and a BETTER ATTITUDE!!!!

    That loser doesnt care about anyone,I AM QUITE AMAZED HOW MANY PPL WILLINGLY GIVE OUT THIER INFO THERE!
     
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