Come on Aoneone, you know Tom's spelling and grammar checkers are like the edit button. Non-existent.
As far as the story goes, it's always a good thing to improve privacy and security. Especially for a site like facebook, where many (most?) of the users don't seem to take their privacy and security as seriously as they should.
I'm surprised Facebook has lasted as long as it has especially with things its done over the past 2 years. People don't believe this tech nerd when I tell them straight faced that I don't have a Facebook account and then I tell them exactly why.
"...and is part of the social network's recent flow of tweaks to give users more control over their information."
yes, because changing someone's email address without their consent is empowering them, right?
[citation][nom]Plasmid[/nom]I'm starting to get sick of Facebook and it's "I don't give a fuck what you think measures".[/citation]
So what? You don't pay for their product (directly) and you (basically) agreed to do whatever they want. I would say they don't do ENOUGH (to alienate their users ...).
I've kept myself out of Facebook until last year, when my academic life was starting to entwine itself to the social network. It was when homeworks were submitted and recieved; when groupwork had to be coordinated and monitored; and when I had to be notified, all through Facebook. Admittedly, the transition was a beneficial one but I had to give up some privacy, it didn't bother me too much though. Yet, this new development makes me think of the things to come... and what I feel is coming ain't that good.