A Sydney Morning Herald editorial looks at the growing popularity of Facebook, describing the amount of social intelligence it has amassed as unsettling. "If a government department had so much up-to-the-minute information...one can only imagine the outcry," writes Julian Lee. Lee describes the limits of legal privacy protections and asserts, "The hyperbolic pace at which technology moves is no match for the law." Meanwhile, a Gold Coast business has created what it describes as a "family" social network where privacy is the "number one priority." But a Web developer tells CSO that the site is "not very secure."
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