Facebook users advised to keep an eye on spending habits

Nov. 23, 2007
Facebook’s sneakiness
IT World Canada
Greg Enright warns Facebook users to watch out for retailers now joining the popular social networking group.

“It seems that the agreement between Facebook and some major retailers has gone even too far…Now, if users do not opt out of a program whereby details of purchases are sent to their friends, everyone in their network will be notified what they bought.”

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Apple’s vise-like grip on the iPhone is over
ZD Net
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes weighs in on what Apple can do to prevent iPhone hacking.

“What Apple could do to counter this is force users to register and activate the handset at the time of purchase, thus forcing them into a contract immediately.”

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Linux desktops grow and grow and grow
The Register
John Oates recounts Linux user results from the Linux Foundation annual survey.

“Use of the Linux operating system on desktop machines is continuing to grow with small and medium business showing the most enthusiasm for the open source software.”

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