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Submission + - Dalek Caan joins Linkedin, gets 600 contacts.

Guru Jim writes: Interesting article about the foibles of Social Networks. Linkedin is generally regarded as having the highest level of quality for it's members, but a fake profile for Dalek Caan gained 600 contacts and resulted in multiple calls from Sales people wanting to set up meetings or catch up for a coffee. There was no real restrictions on the farming of contacts and it enabled the mapping of organisational charts pretty easily. Should Linkedin be doing more to protect it's users and should Linkedin users be more skeptical of peoples profile?
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Dalek Caan joins Linkedin, gets 600 contacts.

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