Stilgherrian is a freelance journalist, commentator and podcaster interested in big-picture internet issues, especially security, cybercrime and hoovering up bulldust. He studied computing science and linguistics before a wide-ranging media career and a stint at running an IT business. He can write iptables firewall rules, set a rabbit trap, clear a jam in an IBM model 026 card punch and mix a mean whiskey sour.

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The Facebook experiment

The Facebook experiment

Methods used by the world's largest social network have become the de facto standard for trading private information for a convenient service, but privacy experts say it could be a generation before we see how the great Facebook experiment turns out.

March 22, 2012 by in Security