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Posted on February 16, 2009 | tags


Tech: That Facebook TOS thing is turning into a real dramabomb

  • Users respond … … by creating a group critical of the changed terms of service. As of right now, the page has over 12,000 users, but give it 12 hours and it’ll probably be triple that. Unlike other times people have criticized the service (like the redesign and the news feed), this Facebook-owns-your-life brouhaha might be harder to forget about.
  • Mark Zuckerberg responds … … by claiming that Facebook believes that the license is “necessary” to provide users with the service. However, he says that they’ve been refining the language of the terms of service over time. Says Zuckerberg: “Our philosophy that people own their information and control who they share it with has remained constant.” Your users certainly hope so, dude. source