[OT] Facebook [was: What does Richmond do with Livecode?]

Marian Petrides MD mpetrides at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 1 15:37:06 EDT 2012


Wonder if they can do facial recognition on canine faces? Those are the only photos I ever post. :-))

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On Oct 1, 2012, at 3:26 PM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:

> On 10/1/12 12:31 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>> I resisted Facebook for a long time, not only because of security
>> concerns, but because I saw how much it can detract from my own
>> productivity. The latter has come to pass for sure. As to the former,
>> well they cannot find out more about you than you tell them.
> 
> They know far more about you than you can imagine:
> 
> 
> FB collects more data about you than you know, it's shared more widely than you know, legal protections are spotty, and malicious behavior related to FB is on the rise:
> 
> <http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/technolog/consumer-reports-facebook-privacy-problems-are-rise-749990>
> 
> Your current location and activity, among other things, can be picked up and broadcast without your knowledge; stop using FB apps:
> 
> <http://mashable.com/2012/01/27/facebook-privacy-open-graph/>
> 
> Breach of privacy extends to non-members of Facebook (and lots of other info):
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_Facebook#Breach_of_privacy_extends_to_non-members_of_Facebook>
> 
> Identity theft using off the shelf facial recognition software (keep your profile private and take down that photo):
> <http://www.forbes.com/sites/chunkamui/2011/08/08/facebooks-privacy-issues-are-even-deeper-than-we-knew/>
> 
> Until recently they did even worse until a lawsuit stopped some of it. Their approach seems to be that they will infringe without telling you until they are forced to stop.
> 
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