[Air-L] Fwd: [CommunityInformaticsCanada] Re: [ciresearchers]Community Informatics comes to Facebook

Peter Timusk ptimusk at sympatico.ca
Mon May 31 03:16:49 PDT 2010

On 30-May-10, at 3:35 PM, Michael Gurstein wrote:

> I'm guessing that they are also including blogs but if they don't  
> include
> personal emails/messages I'm not sure how it could be seen as an  
> "invasion
> of privacy"...
> It is certainly intrusive/invasive in some way but I'm not really  
> sure of
> the term to use since I think it has to be agreed that anything  
> placed on
> the web in a manner which allows it to be publicly accessed (e.g. a  
> Facebook
> wall or open profile or blog) can hardly be identified as "private".

No a facebook wall is supposed to be private if you set it as private.  
You are allowed to op out of being google searchable on facebook.

Peter Timusk,
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