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Facebook: The New Look of Surveillance

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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 04:41 AM
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Facebook: The New Look of Surveillance


www.alternet.org

When one of America's largest electronic surveillance systems was launched in Palo Alto a year ago, it sparked an immediate national uproar. The new system tracked roughly 9 million Americans, broadcasting their photographs and personal information on the Internet; 700,000 web-savvy young people organized online protests in just days. Time declared it "Gen Y's first official revolution," while a Nation blogger lauded students for taking privacy activism to "a mass scale."
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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 04:41 AM
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For those who use social networking sites this may be disturbing news.
As a user of a couple of these sites, I have always been wary of including personal details - now it appears with good reason.

It's not so much that I or others have something to hide, it's more that I don't like information about me taken by stealth, without my consent.
Call it a privacy issue - now I wonder just who has been looking at the few details I've posted, andmore importantly, why?

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