posted on May, 10 2010 @ 12:47 PM
It is a good idea to add social networking like "tinbook" to ATS, but just personally I wouldnt in any way contribute to any part of ATS or ATS at
all if direct links were made between the two, as such so that if you were logged into any part of ATS/BTS etc it was linked to FB.
The creation of, funding of, management of and monitoring of the entire FB site reads like a dream site for any future totalitarian, or current data
mining and monitoring agencies that we know currently exist anyhow.
Anyone who uses ATS and also FB and is not concerned by the relationship building, tracking and profiling abilities of this site (FB) obviously spends
way too much time sending Hugs and creating thousands of "fake" friends, when they have had no meaningfull discussion or debate with those people,
than reading the Historical information available on ATS about Agencies, Governments and such like in the past, and current abilities practises and
uses of such information by 3 letter organisations etc.
To be honest the integration of Google search into ATS which by default logs all IP's and the search terms used was nearly a little to far for me, as
there is no alternative on the site, and the further integration into facebook to would make ATS the ultimate site due to nature of topics, numbers of
visitors and content, for many members to be potentially in political or even physical harm in the future, or even could be used to support any claims
of being an "Conspiracy" nutter as recent proposed laws in the US and the drive by Psychiatrict Governing bodies to include this type of material as
an identifiable trait of those with "mental Illness".... real danger lies in this for the members in future years, differant countries etc, never
mind the social or job prospects being curtailed by any ability to done now to check FB for peoples profiles etc...
If anyone thinks they apply for a job and HR dont check their FB page first they need to wake up a bit, same for further education so imagine the
amount of use it is under from less obvious monitors!
(I realise Skeptic said there would be no link between the two as such between profile here and FB profile, but I wouldnt trust those at FB
considering who set it up, what organisation funded it etc etc, so matter how hard they tried I dont think this garuntee is 100%)
Also what as members would we have as an safety net if our profiles (I dont have an FB one) were linked in the future as ATS came under new
management, the three amigo's get older (some members are young and will obviously outlive the amigos etc), or it is closed down, hacked or sold....
the nature of some of the topics, posts and such like, with the changing world as shown is to grave imho to even consider any link between the two,
even if the risk is small, the risk is historical, growing and could include the safety, financial welfare or life opportunities of members who may
say something on here at 16-20 forget all about it and bite them in their 30's or 40's....
Just my sc and thanks even if I dont agree on this for trying to improve again ATS etc.