Facebook Hangover

    Date07 May 2007
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    On Dave Farber's list, Brock Meeks pointed us to a delightful Facebook Smackdown. Brock says,

    What do Facebook, the CIA and your magazine subscription list have in common? Maybe more than you think...


    Trust me, it's worth the look.

    And indeed it is worth looking at, along with Patrick Schitt's contribution of the background documentation.

    I found the "smackdown" a refreshing antidote to much recent discussion about young adults and their attitudes about privacy. Perhaps some of it is hyperbolic; anyone associated with the Internet back in the days when it was the Arpanet has similar ties. But let's look at the larger issue.

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