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Facebook is selling you

MINNEAPOLIS [Fox News] - Facebook is now sharing your personal profile information with third parties. For now, it's just a few web sites, like the music site Pandora, and the consumer review site, Yelp.

Facebook is automatically sharing that information, without your consent. If you don't want to share, you have to opt out.

University of Minnesota law professor and privacy expert Bill McGevern says it's an important line in the sand. And for Facebook, with 600 million users, the stakes are high.

“Facebook is trying over and over to get this shared so Facebook becomes the center of the web,” said McGevern.

Facebook wants to make money by selling your information.

Continue reading about how much you're worth to Facebook, and how to opt out.

See here for more: Timeline of Facebook's Eroding Privacy Policy




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Michael Nystrom's picture

Facebook still isn't making money

This is something to keep in mind.

They've got investors that are pushing them to find some kind of workable business model, to turn your eyeballs into money and somehow get it from your pocket into theirs.

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"The only hope for social networking sites from a business point of view is for a magic formula to appear in which some method of violating privacy and dignity becomes acceptable."

Jarron Lanier in You Are Not a Gadget

All art is only done by the individual. The individual is all you ever have, and all schools only serve to classify their members as failures. E.H.

No offense to people below..

I can see how you want your privacy, and to be honest many are chicken to not start an account and spread info. You don't have to put your life story on there dummies. Use the tool to Spread the true Message of the Constitution.

You guys are looking at Facebook all wrong. If used correctly it is a awesome tool to help those who are not aware yet.

"I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."
-- Thomas Jefferson

That's precisely what I am doing

I put up several videos on the New World Order, and the Federal Reserve (Money Masters) this weekend and a link to Ron Paul's End the Fed book.

"The body is but a vessel for the soul,
A puppet which bends to the soul's tyranny.
And lo, the body is not eternal,
For it must feed on the flesh of others,
Lest it return to the dust whence it came.
Therefore the soul deceives and despises."

I like how you call me a

I like how you call me a dummy. I love that word. lol. I see your point, but I'f I'm posting pictures of my kids for friends and family, I don't want just anyone to see that. I see your point if I'm posting political stuff.

Michael Nystrom's picture

Agreed

None of my information on Facebook is true, aside from my name.

It is a marketing tool.

All art is only done by the individual. The individual is all you ever have, and all schools only serve to classify their members as failures. E.H.

Thanks Sunny. I did this and

Thanks Sunny. I did this and it was easy. Facebook is entertaining and I want to do it, but privacy is important.

If you are on FB

here is a link to disable Pandora and Yelp and Microsoft Docs: http://www.simplehelp.net/2010/04/22/how-to-reclaim-your-pri...

Ron Paul is My President

I don't have a FaceBook account and I never will.

As the sheeples flock to all the the social networking sites (Twitter, FaceBook, MySpace etc) it reminds me of the 4 sides of the fence being built around them.

The story is "How To Catch Pigs."

Put out some food and build one side of a fence.

As they get used to it you can build a second side to the square.

They get used to that so you build a third side.

Eventually they get used to that so you add the fourth side while they're in there eating and PRESTO - they're caught!

That's what all these social networking sites remind me of.

I want no part of it thank you.

You are absolutely right Michael, and I agree with your assessment 100%.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

We can speed up the trap...

My method is to simply place the food in the cattle trailer for about three days. On the third day we feed them and shut the door behind them. Next destination is the pig to breakfast meat re-education stop. Not so much re-education as it is truly a transformation. Only a small percentage of mammals who visit this stop are happy with the results. But I guarantee my own satisfaction 100%.

I hadn't heard the "How to catch wild pigs" story before, so here's a link.

http://www.illuminati-news.com/Articles/41.html

Quit Facebookin' For Good

All the cool kids are doing it.

Yes I feel bad because

I promised Michael I would go join for Ron,Then I checked into it and their cookies even count Key strokes which lets them watch everything including your email and passwords,At this point I decided against it and selling your information is not half of it.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

good move

I was tempted many times to join...

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Video about the selling of your info on Facebook

Facebook info sales VIDEO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6G_t2lIQw-I

Background info on Facebook VIDEO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XhzYGoBif8

"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you."
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To opt out of this 3rd party info sharing click here:

http://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=privacy&section=applic...

"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you."
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Last one

Here is all the privacy info for facebook...
http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you."
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