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Facebook (& others) Sued for Privacy Invasion

from Anistasia Ustinov, in the San Francisco Chronicle

“Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site, is facing a class action lawsuit charging that its controversial advertising program violated online privacy and computer fraud laws.

A group of plaintiffs filed the suit in U.S. District Court in San Jose against Facebook and several other companies, including Blockbuster, Fandango, Overstock.com and Hotwire.com that participated in the unpopular advertising service, which shared information about users’ activities with the social network….”

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August 15, 2008 Posted by | computers, Internet, News, privacy, security, tech | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments