A squabble between geek-blogger Robert Scoble and Facebook provides a glimpse into a future where we don't have to worry about big companies knowing about our personal data because everyone we know already knows it.... I don’t want Scoble downloading it and giving it over to Plaxo, a brand and company I will never, never trust and would never choose to do business with or hand data to on my own.

A squabble between geek-blogger Robert Scoble and Facebook provides a glimpse into a future where we don't have to worry about big companies knowing about our personal data because everyone we know already knows it.

Scoble was testing a system for the Plaxo contact website that sucks up the details of his friends he's made on Facebook. The big issue is whethe the data we provide there is his to take? Jeff Jarvis comments:

I want Facebook to protect my email address. I don’t want Scoble downloading it and giving it over to Plaxo, a brand and company I will never, never trust and would never choose to do business with or hand data to on my own.

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