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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Does Facebook Own Your Stuff?

Since so many writers use Facebook for social networking, I think this is a critical issue: the apparent change in the terms of service that assigns the rights to your Facebook content after you close your account. Here is a NYT article about Facebook's TOS (see Licenses section). I think this is the blog article that began the controversy.

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

In Your Facebook, Pal

Some of us older guys feel too exposed by social networking. We prefer distant, non-instant, anti-social networking, like e-mail. Here's an example of our nightmares. A loan server in Australia got permission to serve legal papers on a couple via their Facebook account, unable to contact them any other way.


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