Facebook Changes Privacy Settings Again, Now Will Share Phone Numbers and Addresses With Third Parties

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Thu, Mar 3rd, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

Oh, here we go again with Facebook's questionable privacy policies. According to the Daily Mail Online, despite the fact that these plans had been shelved due to the outrage and criticism received, Facebook has decided to go dust them off and allow third parties to access user's mobile numbers and addresses.

Barton, a Texas Republican, said that 'people enjoy the games and applications that Facebook offers, but taking advantage of them shouldn't jeopardize a user's privacy.

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Privacy experts warn that the access of such information could vastly increase the risk of being targeted by scams, spam and identity thieves.

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