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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Facebook Bug Switched as Many as 14 Million Users’ Privacy Settings to ‘Public’

Here is still another story about Facebook’s security shortcomings:

Facebook Inc. had a software bug for 10 days in May that set the audience for people’s posts to ‘public,’ even if they had intended to share them just with friends, or a smaller audience.

The bug affected as many as 14 million people, the company said.

Details may be found in an article by Sarah Frier in the Bloomberg web site at

So what does the entire world know about you these days? After all the recent revelations, why are you still using Facebook?

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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