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Facebook has suspended the use of a Google service which allowed people to export their Facebook friends list to other websites, claiming that the Google service violates users' privacy. Google recently released Friend Connect, a system which allows a user of social networking sites to export details from within those services …

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"which doesn’t respect the privacy standards our users have come to expect"

He said THAT with a straight face????

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Facebook and user privacy

I'll write the comment when I've picked myself back up off the floor :)

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Facebook once again...

Problem is that Facebook is way overvalued. Most of investors noticed it already. There's no way it'll grow as fast as it did in the last 2 years, thus, by rules of Wall Street, it's value will decrease. So Zuckerberg is trying to at least stop some of suck^H^H^H customers from leaving to competitors. And competitors are everywhere, especially accepting that by their own stupidity Facebook is english only. Sorry what???

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"which doesn’t respect the privacy standards our users have come to expect"

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*cough-splutter-deep breath*

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pppleeassse make it stop!!!!

hahhaha!!

*sigh*

Apologies, I had to express the absolute shock at what I had just read....

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Just wet myself!

"Claiming that the Google service violates users' privacy". Of course Facebook is a pinnacle of upstanding when it comes to users privacy...

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LOL

FAiLBook couldnt pay me to join their lovely antiprivacy database

imagine a world where there are sites arguing over YOUR DATA

oh wait thats what this is, jesus if its not the gov & phorm its failbook and google

where will it end...

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applications that redistribute data in a way users might not expect or understand

You mean like Facebook Beacon?

D'OH!

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Mr. Kettel, please meet Mr. Pot

And to think people watch TV when they can get entertainment like this?

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Privacy expectations

I'd have thought that this was *exactly* the kind of privacy protections that Facebook users have come to expect. At least, those who have been paying attention.

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But...

... Surely this will allow them to find out who are the over-36-year-olds who are all potential kiddie fiddlers!

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