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API minimisation in the news

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:46:05 +0000
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  "Facebook said that company's apps would have access only to the
   information that they needed to operate. In fact, the apps could
   access nearly all of users' personal data---data the apps didn't
   need, said the FTC."

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/nov/29/facebook-ftc-privacy-settlement

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