Facebook And WikiLeaks In The Same Category?

Today Fox News ran an article titled, Which Is Worse, WikiLeaks or Facebook? It presented the idea that both can be a threat to privacy, legally or otherwise.

I won’t get into the merits of either side of the argument, even if I could – there are so many facets to the multiple and complex issues.  But the question highlights the absolute power of the internet to support amazing and powerful functionality, as well as the darker side of the potential for, and consequences of misuse of that information.

The issue is a good reminder of what we all should keep in mind when using the internet: NOTHING IS TRULY PRIVATE! With developers racing to make information sharing easier and faster, that reminder is more important than ever. Continue reading