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Old July 17, 2009, 11:02 AM
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The Canadian Privacy Commission has publicly called out Facebook for its breach of the country's privacy laws; in specific, failing to properly handle a user's personal information.The commission released a report on Thursday (July 16th) wherein Jennifer Stoddart, the commissioner herself, blasted the world's largest social networking website ab... [ Read full article ]
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Old July 17, 2009, 11:28 AM
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Old July 17, 2009, 11:48 AM
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One question. How much will this cost the taxpayer?

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I can tell I am boycotting it since the beginning, i wasnt happy with the part that OUR picture belongs to them etc and the content of our writing.

to me it was like the cia bought facebook to monitor the whole world. >_<

I am happy that this is happening maybe it will change that bad habit of thinking that because we are on their site that they own a piece of us.
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lets make a web site where people give us there data for free. i seen this coming like 20 years ago ha ha
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I'm surprised that people are shocked when they hear about privacy issues regarding social network sites.

Its the Internet ... what goes on it will stay somewhere no matter what and people will be able to see it.
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