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Facebook users want to 'opt-in' to share personal data

Friday 28 May 2010 | 11:37 CET | News
The vast majority of Facebook users would favour default settings that do not automatically share their information, according to a survey by Sophos. Facebook recently enhanced its privacy settings, allowing users to control who can see their friends and pages, but the network's attitude to data privacy continues to attract criticism as it makes changes to the level of control afforded to regular users. Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos, said that it's good news that Facebook has responded to user pressure and made it simpler to control what information you share with who.

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