And most importantly it is Facebook, a company that is known to have played loose-and-easy with consumer privacy and data since its very inception, asking for forgiveness whenever we caught them with its hand in the cookie jar. I don’t think we can be that forgiving or reactive with Facebook on mobile.
The “privacy angst” folks like Om Malik are wrong
I just read Om Malik’s post about why Facebook Home bugs him. Sorry, it’s time that we stop listening to those who have “privacy angst.”
“Privacy angst?” Class.
Personally, I am supremely thankful we have honest people like Om Malik thinking about these issues, and voicing them in a public space. The true enemy to privacy is complacency.
Don’t trust those who tell you to stop thinking or listening.