“Stealing Reality” cyber-activity is already happening

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“Stealing Reality” cyber-activity is already happening.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/10/wtjOzt.jpg[/newsimage]A new technique known as “scraping” is being utilized by some high profile corporations and small firms to extract personal data from social networking websites and sell it to marketers for a profit. While this is something that is unsurprising and actually expected on some sites, the problem is that it’s an unauthorized practice occurring with particularly sensitive data extracted from websites who have promised to keep user information confidential.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/“stealing-reality”-cyber-activity-is-already-happening-35457/](http://www.myce.com/news/“stealing-reality”-cyber-activity-is-already-happening-35457/)


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#2

Like you said, not surprising or unexpected.
Slime is Slime.
The moral, stay off of these Networking Sites and get a real life.


#3

Word olddancer, I’m glad I hate Facebook etc…