Aug 092012
 
 August 9, 2012  Business, Online

Graham Cluley writes:

Earlier this month, Quora made a decision which changes your privacy on the site. And they did it without asking your permission first.

They decided to introduce “Views” – functionality which creepily reveals to others the articles you have been reading.

In a trick presumably learnt from a chorus of other uncaring social networking sites, Quora has left it up to the user to turn off the “Views” feature (opt-out) rather than the much more privacy-friendly alternative of asking users to opt-in if they really want others to see what articles they have read.

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