engine - 2:33 pm on Sep 12, 2007 (gmt 0) Privacy Fears As Facebook's 40 Million Members Become an Open Book [news.yahoo.com]
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Social network Facebook will soon make the listings - the name and photo - of its 40 million active members available to anyone who searches the Internet on Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. But in its pursuit of building a bigger audience, Facebook has set off privacy alarms among customers who don't necessarily want their listings to be an open book.
Some Facebook users say they are perturbed because they joined the service so they could choose whom they communicate with - and not be exposed to the Internet at large.
Privacy Fears As Facebook's 40 Million Members Become an Open Book [news.yahoo.com]