Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th May 2010 09:52 UTC, submitted by Nitrodist
Internet & Networking If there's one subject that's really hot right now on the web, it's privacy. There's the whole Facebook saga, and especially the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, seems somewhat averse to the concept of privacy. We also have a much smaller issue with the Chrome web browser, where someone found out zoom settings are stored somewhere, even when in incognito mode. It turned out to be a feature (sort of) but it does highlight how important the concept of privacy on the web has become.
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by spinnekopje on Thu 20th May 2010 10:37 UTC
spinnekopje
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For a lot of users facebook only groups the information available about you. It just makes it a lot easier for companies to use that information. Whether that bothers you depends on yourself.

The privacy setting on a browser is a usefull feature, but I think a lot of people forget that your browser is not the only place where the information passes..
I do like it because those sites aren't listed in the history which prevents them from accidentaly showing up when you want to show something to other people.

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