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Austrian student takes on Facebook over privacy

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by toyo, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    Here, a really interesting story about facebook privacy.
    http://www.mail.com/int/scitech/news/793886-austrian-student-takes-facebook-privacy.html#.1272-stage-set3-1
     
  2. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    you guys might want to contact facebook for your data just for the fun of it....lol
     
  3. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Why does facebook keep so much data? It probably costs them a shit ton to keep buying new harddrives,instead of clearing the data.
     
  4. Monrox

    Monrox Power Member

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    You NEVER throw away anything in this age! EVER!!! Why not? You never know. Tomorrow someone could create some AI flavor that can tell what a person will buy 2 seconds after that person sees it. All by analyzing his FB habits from the last 2 years.

    G claims (unoficially) to have saved all the searches that went through them from the beginning.

    So yeah, save it today, sort it out later :D

    Besides, a terabyte on HDDs and tapes probably costs less than a cent when ordered hugely in bulk.


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    The guy should also ask the Austrian secret services for THEIR data on him, I am sure it would not be just a CD but a couple of DVDs with all the latest surveillance craze in Europe.
     
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  5. mutatedllama

    mutatedllama Regular Member

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    Are you kidding? Having so much data on everybody gives them so much power. Not to mention I'm sure storage space isn't an issue for a multi-billion dollar company.
     
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    Facebook have always had issue's with privacy ....
     
  7. Roparadise

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    Thats why I always change what I like and go from being for something to against it to back for it etc.. So they do not know what I like.:D
     
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    The FBI and the Goverment are locked in tight with Zuckerberg i bet.

    Slipping him a few HDD's and money under the table for access to the information when needed :D
     
  9. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    So what would it take to overload their data collecting?
     
  10. ToryFX

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    Doubt they even need to give him money. Pretty sure the FBI has ways of getting something for free if they say they "need" it.
     
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    Hey guys Saw something STRANGE there....
    How this guy has put 7 adsense unit ads on 1 page :confused:
     
  12. ToryFX

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    They aren't all AdSense units
     
  13. toyo

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    its mail.com, its huge, power adsense users gets to modify the code to whatever they like.
     
  14. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Arn't the platinum members allowed to do much more then regular members?
     
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    FBI is still made of real people and so does the government, and I bet you any money they all have facebook profiles and mark could threaten them for "cheating" case because he has so much data on the FBI employees that FBI doesn't even know...;)

    you know how that boy is ay :D
     
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    maybe not really a good question but please specify the meaning of power adsense users??
     
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    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    I bet he's already logging in into FBI emails using passwords and emails they used to login into FB.

    He didn't hesitate to do that to his college mates.
     
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    keinehabe Supreme Member

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    actually for business / industrial uses they aren't use commercial hdd's :) ... there are data storage machines who can handle such amount of dates .
     
  20. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    You talking about this?
    http://www.zdnet.com/blog/storage/worlds-1st-exabyte-storage-system/1266