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Privacy Extinction Event!

Posted by geeknews at 12:06 AM on August 2, 2012

Imagine that you visited a porn site, and when you did your user profile was immediately posted to the site, and every umm article you viewed. While this is extreme, we now have a website doing exactly that. Will the World Wide Web become a place of absolutely no privacy and your every action bared to the world to see.

To date you have been able to visit sites, and the only way people would know you had visited that site or web page, is if you liked the page or something similar!

Privacy on the net is officially extinct. The idiots over at Quora.com have decided that every time a registered Quora.com user visits a page on their site, that they are going to display directly on that very page that you have viewed the page, and exactly how you got there! It shocks me to the core that Quora.com would violate users privacy to this extent!

The simple action of lurking / visiting a web page on Quora is going to get broadcast to everyone in your social circle and the world.

From this day forward, I will never ever visit Quora.com again. Their actions have went to far. I am not surprised that they have stooped to this level of desperation, in their attempt to build greater social interaction on their website. Drastic actions like these makes me wonder what else they have been doing with personal identifiable information.

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