posted on May, 11 2010 @ 08:48 AM
reply to post by SkepticOverlord
Having been aware of the information gathering performed by FB for some time, I can tell you that I never considered getting a profile together on
that site. In fact I have as little to do with facebook as I can.
I mean sure, nothing that one does over the internet will ever be one hundred percent secure, but facebooks policy on user privacy is frankly
disturbing, and for that reason, I personaly wouldnt touch them with a barge pole... I'd be too afraid of the poles IP getting tracked by some
nightmare Google/Facebook hybrid deathsquad or something.
Seems a bit silly for a site such as this, to want to link up to a social network with such a poor privacy history.
The reason this is important is because there are some among us here, who have already come under fire for membership of this site,sometimes because
this site has been accused by biased sources of anti semitism, and under fire also because membership of this site flags up NUT JOB to the
unenlightened (this isnt ranting, I saw a thread about it months and months back).
We are living in an age increasingly controled by, or from, information gathered from the web. Making ourselves a target is pretty dumb in my
opinion. Its a little different from say, a flower arranging club having a facebook page. Theres little that could be considered clandestine about
lillys and geraniums , but with our discussions, I think they are better kept as contained as possible. Just my two pence. Normal service will be