Riva Richmond reports:
Apple moved quickly to allay potential concerns about information privacy on Wednesday when it introduced Ping, its music-focused social-networking service for the 160 million users of its iTunes service.
Speaking at an event in San Francisco, Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s chief executive, promised the company would include straightforward and simple privacy controls. Anyone will be able to follow bands, and users will be able to say whether anyone can follow them or only people they approve.
Read more in the New York Times.