[LINK] Surprise, surprise, Facebook gets users' okay

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Wed Apr 29 13:12:25 AEST 2009

Roger Clarke wrote:

> [Just to put this into the link archive.
> [I haven't had the time to analyse the document, but I'm highly sceptical]
> http://www.epic.org/alert/EPIC_Alert_16.08.html
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> [3] Facebook Improves Privacy Safeguards
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> Facebook announced the audited results of its vote on site governance.
> Approximately 75 percent of the users who cast their votes supported
> the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and the new Facebook
> Principles. Under the new Principles, Facebook users will "own and
> control their information."

As Sir Humphrey warns: Never have an enquiry unless you already
know the outcome. Cynacism aside, only an independent audit of
the survey would allay any concerns about vote rigging.


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