Is LinkedIn trying to protect your data — or hoard it?

Source: Brian Fung, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

When you create a public profile on a social network such as LinkedIn, it isn't just your friends and contacts who can see that data. For better or for worse, other companies can legally download that information and use it for themselves, too.

That's according to a federal judge who ruled against LinkedIn, the professional networking site, in a case that has big implications for corporate power and consumer privacy in the tech-driven economy.

Read Full Article: Is LinkedIn trying to protect your data — or hoard it?

 
 

Quick Menu

Support Consumer Action

Support Consumer
Facebook FTwitter T

Consumer Help Desk

Advocacy