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Facebook Really Puts The “FB” in “FBI”

Topics: Lifestyle & Culture | Add A CommentBy admin | October 14, 2010

But we can all sleep a little better knowing that yesterday’s paranoid delusions are today’s ho-hum realities.

Remember a few years ago, when most people over 25 were just beginning to join Facebook, and this seemingly tinfoil hat paranoiac video (also below) was going around, trying to scare the bejeebus out of everyone by pointing out all of Facebook’s connections with the CIA, NSA, and the IAO’s Total Information Awareness program, as well as the details of its creepy privacy policies and user agreement details? Well, it’s not so tinfoil any more, is it. We’ve talked about privacy a lot before, and how both Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Eric Schmidt have already decided your privacy is a thing of the past, but until the EFF got their hands on some Homeland Security documents the other day, any Big Brother paranoia you might have experienced about your Facebook activities was still a little hypothetical. Well, now you can pretty much rest assured that your every move IS being catalogued, so relax. It’s too late now. Just don’t make casual observations about things that go boom in places where people might shop, or you’ll have the FBI crawling up your ass too. Or at least under your car.