Facebook spies on phone users' text messages, report says

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by Dermot7, Feb 27, 2012.

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  1. Dermot7

    Dermot7 Registered Member

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    http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/02/26/facebook-spies-on-phone-users-text-messages-report-says/

    http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57385429-83/facebook-denies-accessing-users-text-messages/
     
  2. PunchsucKr

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    Another reason to use only the mobile web version of fb.. in addition to such snooping, it is a major bloat and cannot be moved to the sd card and runs continuously in the background...this is on Android.
    But still cannot get rid of the default 2-3MB preinstalled version... :x
     
  3. marktor

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    Personally I say yet another reason not to use Facebook at all.
     
  4. Nebulus

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    That is exactly what I was going to say :)
     
  5. LockBox

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    We have a winner. Facebook is a privacy advocates nightmare - period. Just say "no" and move along. You don't owe friends any explanations either.
     
  6. x942

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    I use LBE Privacy Guard to revoke permissions. This prevents facebook from accessing this stuff. I block SMS, location, etc.

    If it wasn't for my Non-Profit I wouldn't even use it.I prefer pidder (which encrypts everything PGP style).
     
  7. PunchsucKr

    PunchsucKr Registered Member

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    funny you guys posted this; i already disabled that damned account after removing all my information since this post of mine..had become quite a chore. feeling free :)
     
  8. x942

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    I envy you, everytime I try and delete it I notice there is some reason to keep it. I just never really post or use it, but it's nice to have to get hold of people you know still. One day I will manage to delete!
     
  9. Dark Shadow

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    No big suprise.Never used it and never will.
     
  10. PunchsucKr

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    I also was in the same boat as you but just i put it all aside and took the plunge.
    Edit: not a plunge but an' emergence' of sorts
     
  11. happyyarou666

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    facebook or twitter ? bah ! who needs that humbug, good riddance i say ;)

    p.s: ive added in twitter to the equation for good measure ;)
     
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