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http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57578244-83/facebook-home-isnt-where-your-privacy-is/
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When Mark Zuckerberg and friends debuted Facebook Home yesterday, they downplayed the ever-growing importance your data has for the company. While the Facebook-obsessed may love Home, chances are your privacy won't feel welcome at all.


facebook home, win8, and now the new windows blue, what they all have in common,,,,,,,,,,they install trackers in your device , they are always on when your device is on, they say that they are on so that they can keep your stuff updated , but in fact, they are linking to other sites/servers that monitor your every move(and now everything you say). it's spyware at it's highest level, what kills me is that people don't even realize it. and they can share that information they gather with whoever they like ( and you aren't meant to know )

you may as well let them implant you with a microchip,, most people will laugh, which is a shame, what do you think this is doh.gif
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Won't use Windows 8, Won't use Windows Blue, and I have a ton of blockers up for Facebook, but in all honesty, I quit Facebook once, I wouldn't have much of an issue quitting it again. Don't use Twitter, Google+, or Skype either.

The harder these companies push me and try to track me, the more they will be black listed from my computers.
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BrB preppin' Tinfoil hat.
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Why would anybody have facebook on their mobile devices?
Is it really important to tell your friend that you've just eaten breakfast the second you have eaten?, Can you not wait to get onto your desktops...
Sigh. Humans.
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Why would anybody have facebook on their mobile devices?
Is it really important to tell your friend that you've just eaten breakfast the second you have eaten?, Can you not wait to get onto your desktops...
Sigh. Humans.

Dude you have no idea.
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I think it's a good idea for your primary communications device to be running Linux.

Unfortunately I have a copy of Windows 8, but it's only for photo editing right now.
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Step 1: Join social media site dedicated to sharing info about your daily life.

Step 2: Participate in uploading media related to the workings of your daily life. At least 50 times a day.

Step 3: Suddenly become interested in keeping the workings of your daily life private.

Step 4: But only after updating your status and posting a picture of what you ate for dinner.
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Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase View Post

Why would anybody have facebook on their mobile devices?
Is it really important to tell your friend that you've just eaten breakfast the second you have eaten?, Can you not wait to get onto your desktops...
Sigh. Humans.

Lol @ desktops. Dude, it's 2013.
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Why would anybody have facebook on their mobile devices?
Is it really important to tell your friend that you've just eaten breakfast the second you have eaten?, Can you not wait to get onto your desktops...
Sigh. Humans.

Not that I love facebook but I use it a lot for school project team communication and its much easier to handle than long email chains. It has saved me a couple of times having FB on my phone.

However, I disagree with the tracking policies and they should not be providing our info to ANYONE without our consent.

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Lol @ desktops. Dude, it's 2013.

This really is the fact of the matter. its 2013 and most people don't access their desktops THAT much.


Also, why the hell anyone cares about privacy these days is beyond me. They could do all this with satellites and drones but it would be more expensive and they'd tax the crap out of you for it. (and they would) Yeah yeah I know we have "rights" let me tell you if you believe you ever had those rights you're living in a dream world.


Also, please point to the Win8 files that are trackers LOL what a joke. If you want privacy unplug the internet. The Courts have said that the internet (yes all of it) is a public domain. Therefor what you do here is public. If you don't like it. Unplug it. (Im looking at you knucklehead =) )
 
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