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Tiana Stefanic

T.M.I? Not for Sites Focused on Sharing - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    This looks at the new atmosphere of sharing all the mundane details about our lives, facilitated by sites such as Blippy, which broadcasts details about shopping habits, and Foursquare, that uses GPS to alert contacts to your location.

    A fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union said, "People are not necessarily thinking about how long this information will stick around, or how it could be used and exploited by marketers."

    Concerns are also raised about potential identity theft and whether accessing every scrap of data left behind by users is actually valuable.
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