In Social Media, is Privacy the First Casualty?

Last December on TechCrunch, Rohit Khare posted an article called “Privacy Theater: Why Social Networks Only Pretend To Protect You.” In it, he deconstructed the data breach at RockYou, in which thirty-two million user accounts were exposed via a SQL injection attack. What’s notable is not the breach itself—these happen all too often—but that apparently…

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