Ian Sherr and Seth Rosenblatt report:
A new wave of Facebook users is posting a new privacy notice to their Facebook walls, hoping to protect their posts and photos from being used without their permission. Chalk up another hoax notice that doesn’t actually do anything.
“I declare that my rights are attached to all my personal data, drawings, paintings, photos, texts etc… published on my profile. For commercial use of the foregoing my written consent is required at all times,” the posts read in part.
The notices may have been triggered by a series of emails and notifications Facebook has been sending to users about its updated data policy and terms of service. A revised version will go into effect on January 1.
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