Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Beware of Your "Online Self!"

With this news flash, many are starting to think about something they have typically clicked through: the terms and conditions of usage on internet community sites:

Once a Facebook member, always a member.
The Consumerist blog noticed Sunday that the social-networking giant had quietly
made a change to its user Terms of Service (TOS) on Feb. 4.
Facebook now declares that it has a perpetual license to use anything you post to your own Facebook page — even if you terminate your account. More...
The Fox News post has direct links to the TOS documents as well as the Consumerist post.

Safe browsing (and pass the Maalox)!

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