Privacy is an illusion. If you think anything that you put out into the universe (in this case, the Internet) is going to stay a secret, you may be in for a surprise. Things get out. It’s a fact of life. I’ve been doing this long enough that I generally know better than to put anything out on there that I don’t want subject to public consumption.
So the fact that Facebook is not necessarily keeping users information private these days is not exactly what is bothering me about the whole thing. Read the rest of this entry »