Interesting piece on a as unnamed social network who’s privacy policies give…


Interesting piece on a as unnamed social network who’s privacy policies give me a bit of pause.

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Fellow author Charles Stross has very cogent points to make about what he calls “evil social networks.” The ideal social network…”is highly addictive, uses you as bait to trap your friends, tracks you everywhere you goon the internet, sells your personal info to the highest bidder, and is impossible to opt out of.” His focus is on one-who-shall-not-be-named (Klout)…but the warning applies to all.

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Evil social networks – Charlie’s Diary
Evil social networks. By Charlie Stross. (UPDATE: Greetings to our friends from Hacker News. If you want to join in the discussion and haven’t posted here before, please read the moderation policy…

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