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Submission + - Facebook User-Data Gathering Goes Viral (

JD Rucker writes: "When a company has news that they want buried, they issue their information on a Friday night and hope nobody in the media notices on Monday morning. Marred in controversy over their Beacon advertising platform, Facebook hoped that their latest attempt to gather more user-data would go unnoticed."

"What people have been reduced to are mere 3-D representations of their own data." -- Arthur Miller