US Senators Push Facebook To Rethink Privacy

Dear Mark Zuckerberg: protect my privacy, please?Four Democratic senators have written Mark Zuckerberg a letter on Wednesday asking the Facebook head to reconsider plans that would allow third party applications to request access to users’ phone numbers and addresses.Facebook announced that it would go ahead with the plans, despite fear that such permissions could lead to privacy violations. Facebook first rolled out the feature in January, before public outcry led them to delay the release to introduce changes that would “make people more clearly aware of when they are granting access to this data.”

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