Social networking Web sites can seem dedicated to the idea that nobody8217s personal life is worth keeping private, but when it comes to Mark Zuckerberg 8212 the founder of Facebook, one of the largest networks 8212 Facebook disagrees.... The dispute stemmed from a lawsuit charging that in 2003 and 2004, as a student at Harvard, Mr. Zuckerberg stole the idea and some of the computer source code for Facebook from some fellow students.

In the second article in recent days about Facebook and privacy, the New York Times highlights a Facebook founder's attempts to keep his past private. This follows an article which questioned the privacy issues surrounding a new advertising system called Beacon. The NY Times says on Dec 3:

Social networking Web sites can seem dedicated to the idea that nobody8217s personal life is worth keeping private, but when it comes to Mark Zuckerberg 8212 the founder of Facebook, one of the largest networks 8212 Facebook disagrees.

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