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3 Key Ways To Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Much has been said lately about Facebook and their cavalier approach to privacy that clearly appears to be profit-, rather than community-oriented. Other than saying that they may want to try drinking their own kool-aid and conversing rather than forcing, I’m not going to deal with that here. What we should focus on is the […]

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Social networking sites as evidence: Like it or not, your government IS spying on you

The right to privacy really isn’t a right, especially online, and even more especially if you’re expecting it to be true on social networks. While we’ve known this, it has now been confirmed through a Freedom of Information Act request by the Electronic Frontier Foundation In response to that request, the Department of Justice has […]

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Geolocation and Social Media – Do You Really want to be THAT Transparent?

Want to rob someone blind with minimal risk of getting caught? Here’s a simple 3-step program: (Not that I recommend doing this, BTW!) Find someone you want to burglarize who a. Has a Twitter account b. Uses a geolocation service, like www.foursquare.com Watch their feed for an announcement that they’re someplace else, or better yet, […]

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How To Permanently Eliminate Facebook Requests

Are you one of the millions who isn’t interested in playing Farmville (congratulations on being a good steward of your time, BTW) and are tired of seeing huge numbers of time-consuming requests every time you get on Facebook?

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