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Description:  “The cost of reading the New York Times for free is being tracked. The cost of being on Facebook is being data-mined,” Peter Eckersley, a senior staff technologist for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said Friday at a panel discussion on the intersection of technology and privacy.

Source: CNNMoney.com
 
Date: 01/28/2011

Link: http://money.cnn.com/2011/01/28/technology/google_data_privacy_day/index.htm

Questions for discussion: 

  • Do you think there is anything unethical with the way social media sites operate?
  • From a marketing point of view, what do you suppose the impact would be if social media sites switched to a “pay-for-use” model?

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