Facebook Quiely Sets Facebook.com as Default Email

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[citation][nom]kcorp2003[/nom]i notice it immediately. i thought it wasn't anything special since i already changed it back.[/citation]

"i notice it immediately"

You're not really making a case for yourself.
 

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[citation][nom]aoneone[/nom]QUIELY? BHAHAHAHAHA nice editing jerk!![/citation]

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.
 

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How convenient for Facebook that improved security just happens to involves pushing people toward using Facebook email accounts. What a lucky and amazing coincidence!
 

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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.
 

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So it wasn't easier than just having the email not being seen by other people automatically? Who would want their email displayed in FB anyway?

Well if they want to fill a random email box on their servers with FB crud, more power to them, but I won't be checking it.
 

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"...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?
...Right, Kevin?
 

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[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 ...).

Just my thoughts ...
 

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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.
 

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If you force the change in name of privacy and security but offer the way to change it back (thus negating that purported privacy and security) then what the heck is the point?
 
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