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Facebook has changed privacy settings (again) and people aren’t too happy about it (again).

Posted on: January 12, 2010

Simply put, Facebook has changed the settings to increase the ‘sophistication’ of its privacy settings. The Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) complains that they are too ‘sophisticated’ and difficult for the average Joe to understand and that Facebook is sending personal information out across cyber-space for all to view. Facebooks’ come back – “They must trust that we’re doing the right thing for them. The fact we’re not driven entirely by commercial concerns gives us the flexibility to put consumers first”, which to be honest isn’t too comforting to me! But then, I’ve found their settings easy to understand. But then my name’s not Joe, so, who knows. The FB Privacy wars continue…

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