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Social network Facebook is road testing new privacy settings to replace the various privacy limits currently required for different applications and content. Users will be offered a transition tool to help them move their settings across to a new page. Chris Kelly, Facebook's chief privacy officer, said the company had …

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Paris Hilton

Wheres the ...bitch

I thought ...bitch was obligatory for all facebook related reg articles.

Apparently I was wrong ...bitch

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Welcome

I for one

I for one welcome our privacy snatching corporate overlords and as a result, I will be allowing everyone to view my details.

</sarcasm>

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what is a title?

facebook privacy, they have a word for that - oxymoron (or perhaps the moron part refers to the users?)

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Paris Hilton

Will these settings work?

I have some personal dignity, so I've never been tempted to sign up for Facebook, but from what I've read elsewhere, part of the problem with the "privacy" settings is that from a purely technical standpoint, they're easy to get around even if correctly configured, and therefore little more than security theatre.

Paris, to comply with obligatory "...bitch" requirement, as noted by first AC.

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Grenade

New privacy setting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

<tiny text>all previous privacy settings you carefully set up are erased, sorry</tiny text>

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FAIL

you have to remember...

...teh Internet is a public space...bitch!

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Politicians will worry

as Facebook rewrites the map by removing regions. It will no longer be possible to set up a group restricted only to people from Northern Ireland.

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Big Brother

@Politicians will worry

@Politicians will worry

Agreed.

Death to UK and Ireland.

Northern Irelanders (?) are the new overloards and deserve their own recognition.

Yes I do have have a facebook page and from Northern Ireland... <bitch_requirement> bitch </bitch_requirement>.

@I for one

Google already knows everything about your life so I don't see how signing up 2 facebook could hurt. At least ypu only put what you want on facebook. Google knows your secrets... it knows what you did last summer... (Cue music)

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Anonymous Coward

It will be a waste of time

If Facebook does not block Phorm, your privacy is doomed from the start!

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