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Is Facebook Watching You?
2011-09-30 05:35:33

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has received complaints from several liberal advocacy groups, including the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), against Facebook. The advocacy groups allege that some of the latest changes to Facebook, such as the new automatic sharing feature, is “unfair and deceptive trade practice” that violates federal law. CNET states that that “Frictionless Sharing” option the...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'