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Facebook's New Terms Of Service: "We Can Do Anything We Want With Your Content. Forever.

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Facebook's terms of service (TOS) used to say that when you closed an account on their network, any rights they claimed to the original content you uploaded would expire. Not anymore.

Now, anything you upload to Facebook can be used by Facebook in any way they deem fit, forever, no matter what you do later.* Want to close your account? Good for you, but Facebook still has the right to do whatever it wants with your old content. They can even sublicense it if they want.

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Comment by TL Winslow
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Think airport body scanners are bad? If I set up a Web site that asked you to dump your mind to me and sign a release saying I own the data, would you do it, or would you flee my trap fast? So why do you keep your Facebook account? Don't even cattle have an inkling when they're herded into the slaughterhouse? So why does everyone seem to be queueing up to let the NSA, CIA, and who knows what sinister government agencies get their innermost thoughts and secrets without a fight? Humans: the most intelligent life on Earth, what's in your wallet, moo?

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