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 Monday, December 13, 2010
Social networks should help protect young users

Almost daily, we read of breaches regarding our personal and private data. In fact, a new poll shows more than 90 percent of those surveyed do not agree that social networking sites should share geo-location information without prior approval.

In fact, as concerning as such tracking is for adults, it becomes even more alarming for our children to be tracked. A McAfee/Harris poll showed 37 percent of 10- to 12-year-olds have a Facebook account. Many have little if any understanding of how their information is being used.

 

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