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Facebook Privacy is a Joke [Privacy]
posted November 12 2014 19:37.51 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Its the world's largest self-profiling database. Somehow, I still know people who believe that their private data (you know, fb has new privacy settings now) are actually private. Nevertheless, its well known that agencies like the NSA for example can request all private data for specific users. These requests went up 24% from the last half of 2013 to the first half of 2014! Only in the US, facebook received 15,433 data requests for about 23,667 accounts! And it was eventually forced to provide data for 80.15% of these requests, do the math.

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  • At 29 April 2015, 13:47:46 user Bill wrote:   [reply @ Bill]
    • The so-called concern about the downside of the social media revolution makes me laugh and laugh and laugh. Are we really that needy that we have to join Facebook in the first place, and are some of us really naïve enough to believe that social media is anything but a perfect way to mine your personal information? The size of the blind spot here is truly astonishing. Like the scorpion said to the frog, you knew what I was when you picked me up. If you can find one, ask an old school spy what they think of all this...












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