Massucci's Take: Facebook's New Privacy Policy Amounts to Piracy

Anthony Massucci

This month, Facebook made a sneaky change to its privacy settings, and the new policy is generating a fierce backlash. The social network's default privacy setting now allows anyone to see a user's personal information. While users are permitted to change those settings, through an option to limit how much information they share, many don't yet realize that their Facebook updates can suddenly be seen across the Web. That's not what most users signed up for, and many are angry.