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Re: Facebook Places => Robbery

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:10:49 +0200
Message-ID: <4C9C6B19.6050206@opera.com>
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: Richard Barnes <richard.barnes@gmail.com>, public-privacy@w3.org


On 9/24/10 4:11 AM, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
> Richard Barnes<richard.barnes@gmail.com>, 2010-09-10 16:41 -0400:
>
>> Looks like a real-life robbery ring has decided to make
>> pleaserobme.com a reality, using the new geolocation features on
>> Facebook:
>> <http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/10/facebook-places-please-rob-me/>
>
> For the record, it turns out that what was initially reported in
> that article was in fact not true, and a correction has since been
> added to it:
>
>    Update 2: Facebook says that it confirmed with the Nashua police
>    that so far Facebook Places does not appear to be involved in
>    any of the crimes.

I also heard that the person who got robbed was already "friends" with 
the robbers. With friends like those... :)

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Marcos Caceres
Opera Software
Received on Friday, 24 September 2010 09:11:56 UTC

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