Failing MySpace To Sell PRIVATE User Data To Gain Income

Filed under: Industry News,Social Networks

In another loss of internet privacy rights it seems that the now failing has decided that your use of their system gives them the right to sell both your private info and your statistical use of the site.

In a post by including info from that was SlashDotted it was shown that much of your use of MySpace can be collected by anyone through the use of their API.

In addition to this MySpace will now sell your private account information so that any interested party can now connect you to your usage pattern.

The 22 sets of data being made available are cheap. Prices range from $10 for raw dumps from the MySpace API to $300 for everything.

If you ever had any question before that your virtual use of MySpace may effect your real life there seems to be no doubt now.