The security and privacy risks of social networks were the hot topic of many forums and experts for years. And it appears that the worst fears are now materializing - not only someone can troll for your personal data, they can now purchase it!
Myspace is selling data through the reseller InfoChimps. The data that InfoChimps has listed includes 'user playlists, mood updates, mobile updates, photos, vents, reviews, blog posts, names and zipcodes.'
So, for everyone that still has some illusions: On the Internet, you should only post data about yourself that you want distributed, or at least which won't hurt you in any way when they get leaked.
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