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GruntyGrunty TexasPosts: 7,940Member Rare


Details of 100m Facebook users collected and published via Torrent.

 

The title is a bit of an overstatement. The information collected may be public but it has been collected and distributed in a manner that can now be used by spam bots.

"Ron Bowles used a piece of code to scan Facebook profiles, collecting data not hidden by the user's privacy settings.

The list, which has been shared as a downloadable file, contains the URL of every searchable Facebook user's profile, their name and unique ID."

She was grimacing. "That does sound like what America's has been trying to do for the last century or two--get rich faster than the parasites could steal it."   The Free Lunch by Spider Robinson

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  • generals3generals3 MehPosts: 3,307Member

    One of the reasons why i hate facebook.

    Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt.
    Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.

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