That is troubling because "even something as seemingly innocuous as your list of friends can reveal a great deal about you," Kevin Bankston, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, wrote in a blog post. While it is still possible, he noted, to hide your list of friends from the public, the setting is hard to find — which goes against Facebook's aim of simplifying the privacy settings.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Associated Press

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