Oct 242011
 
 October 24, 2011  Business, Online

Rob Waugh reports:

Facebook’s reassurances about its privacy policies don’t seem to have calmed people’s fears of the internet giant – as users flock to shield their browsing histories from its all-seeing eye.

Facebook openly admits to tracking your use of other websites while you are logged in to the site.
But the site’s attempts to reassure people that its use of their web browsing information is innocent don’t seem to have had the desired effect.

Facebook Disconnect – a browser extension which prevents Facebook ‘seeing’ which other sites you visit online – has been downloaded 152,000 times.

Read more on Daily Mail

So we know that there are at least 152,000 privacy-conscious people in the world. That’s nice. 🙂

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