Come On, Facebook

October 18, 2010 5:21 a.m.

You’d think by now Facebook would have sorted out how to prevent outside applications from accessing information they’re not supposed to be able to access. Apparently not. To be clear, there’s two categories of privacy issues involving Facebook: there’s the stuff Facebook is open about sharing, which a lot of users find too intrusive but which at least you can decide whether to go along with (for what it’s worth, I tend to go along), then there’s the breaches of security which Facebook didn’t intend or design to prevent. This latest episode seems to fall in the second category.

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