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Facebook backs down, reverses on user information policy
Posted By admin On February 18, 2009 @ 10:49 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
(CNN) — Under fire from tens of thousands of users, the social networking site Facebook said early Wednesday it is reverting to its old policy on user information — for now.
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Facebook, the Web’s most popular social networking site, has been caught in a content-rights battle after revealing earlier this month that it was granting itself permanent rights to users’ photos, wall posts and other information even after a user closed an account.
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