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Aside on privacy 5 days 20 hours ago #1

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I appreciate the privacy features of webtrees. I hope they don't go away, even though they don't really make much difference these days. It was almost disappointing how quickly and easily I could build an extended family of people I haven't met from ONLY clues found in Facebook! (Names, birthdates, relationships, and more)
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Aside on privacy 5 days 10 hours ago #2

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... even though they don't really make much difference these days ...


tststs ... always look on the bright side of life ;):

Some people care about their health and go for checkups, others do not. One of the two groups will most likely die an earlier and possibly more painful death.
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Aside on privacy 5 days 9 hours ago #3

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The difference between the data of a random individual on Facebook and the same data of this individual in webtrees is, that on Facebook the person has entered the data SELF and has chosen to make this information public. When YOU use their public Facebook data in webtrees, you still have to deal with privacy rules. So you can't make that same information public and that's why the privacy features in webtrees are still very valuable.

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Aside on privacy 5 days 4 hours ago #4

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> I appreciate the privacy features of webtrees. I hope they don't go away

I have lots of plans for webtrees. None of them involve changing the privacy features...
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Aside on privacy 4 days 23 hours ago #5

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The difference between the data of a random individual on Facebook and the same data of this individual in webtrees is, that on Facebook the person has entered the data SELF and has chosen to make this information public. When YOU use their public Facebook data in webtrees, you still have to deal with privacy rules. So you can't make that same information public and that's why the privacy features in webtrees are still very valuable.

Not completely. Most people don't know they're entering private information on themselves AND on others (without asking those others). And Facebook doesn't want them to know. Moreover, Facebook ignores complaints about actual phishing scams. In two cases where I tried to warn people of a phishing scam, Facebook censored me saying I was spamming. But like I said, I am in favor of resisting the intrusions, however futile it might be.
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