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[–] smokratez 2 points 228 points (+230|-2) ago 

Please win this law suit. This is needed to give people their privacy back.


[–] jokerbrew 3 points 45 points (+48|-3) ago 

100% agree


[–] jrandomz_ 5 points 10 points (+15|-5) ago 

It's a little too late for that. We live in the information age which really translates into the categorization of every living thing age. If we really wanted privacy, we'd demand it. Instead we settle for things like facebook and twitter because we value the false promise of security over the weighty responsibility of freedom.


[–] wesmoc 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Sadly he has no chance. FB gets its data from uploaded photographs and they are exempt from the Illinois law.


[–] wrongway 12 points 16 points (+28|-12) ago 

Here is a clue to the public: Stop using Facebook!


[–] 654456 3 points 71 points (+74|-3) ago 

Clue: he wasn't.

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[–] Gorillion 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Yep, this is awesome.

Fuckers auto-created a page for me despite never having joined up. I think my existence was sort of triangulated from friend's and family's accounts. Only found out when a new acquaintance emailed saying they'd messaged me on Facebook and was worried when I didn't respond after a week.

The face recognition is creepy as fuck in general. How does it suggest tags for faces it recognizes? Will it pick out somebody who was in a shot by accident and identify them to complete strangers? Or do the accounts have to be linked in some prior way?


[–] dante2025 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

This. There needs to be a line. Companies shouldn't be able to track everything you do just because they are a private entity and the constitution doesn't restrict them. You still have a right to privacy. If you choose not to OPT-IN to the site they shouldn't be able to track and catalog you. Even then, just because a website has a monopoly on a section of the internet doesn't give it the right to do what it pleases. There should be lines they cant cross regardless of whether you choose to participate or not.


[–] smokratez 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

I appreciate your words. Sadly it's too late already. People have chosen comfort over freedom.