Facebook Offers Privacy Fix, But Only If You Select It

It appears Facebook has indeed modified their controversial news feed feature to allow more user control over their own privacy. But as Mary Hodder points out, the default settings allow full sharing of informaiton: So, users still must take direct…

More on Facebook and the Contextual Integrity of Personal Information Flows

There has been an interesting discussion on the Association of Internet Researchers mailing list (and across the blogosphere) regarding the addition of feeds at Facebook and the nature of the reaction by its users. Many have criticized the reaction by…

Facebook Changes Cause Rift in Flow of Personal Information

Slashdot reports that Facebook, the college student networking site, launched changes to their web site this morning, provoking a massive and immediate response, and not the one the company had hoped for. Hundreds of protest 'Groups' formed, the largest of…