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Comment Re:"Stalking is supposed to be hard" (Score 1) 426

I'm sorry, but however easy it is to say that in theory there is "security through obscurity," you're ignoring the practical facts. Sure, this isn't as serious a security violation as when facebook started releasing its information to third parties, and referring to these third parties under the euphemism "Developers" in its privacy policy, and putting the opt-out option at the bottom of an already obscure difficult-to-find page. But it certainly affects people in more obvious ways that, in daily life, are probably more detrimental to them - whether it be something as pathetic as people knowing how much time you spend on facebook. Does this say bad things about our society? Probably. This isn't really about security in the technical sense; it's about comfort. And this feature is, basically, downright uncomfortable.

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