Social Network Privacy

Developer Finds Privacy Holes in Foursquare

[img_assist|nid=5575|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A developer figured out that Foursquare had a privacy leak because of how it published user check-ins on web pages for each location. He logged 875,000 in San Francisco. Foursquare is aware of the bug. Read the full article. [Wired]

Consumer Advocates in Facebook’s Face

[img_assist|nid=4754|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]This week, the Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a 38-page complaint against Facebook with the Federal Trade Commission, demanding it cancel new features introduced in mid-April that compel users to share more information than before. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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