Bill of Privacy Rights for Social Network Users

Posted by on May 21, 2010 in Social Media | No Comments

An insightful op-ed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) Kurt Opsahl listing what specific rights a responsible social network service should provide to its users.

Social network services must ensure that users have ongoing privacy and control over personal information stored with the service. Users are not just a commodity, and their rights must be respected. Innovation in social network services is important, but it must remain consistent with, rather than undermine, user privacy and control. Based on what we see today, therefore, we suggest three basic privacy-protective principles that social network users should demand [….]

I wonder if Facebook read this yet?

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