Facebook's ambition to plaster "Like" buttons across the Web and insinuate itself into the fabric of the Internet has many users nervous. Tech bloggers voice fears that Facebook could turn evil, and wonder why more people aren't panicking. Guides--such as this one--on how to disable the more unnerving privacy settings are being passed around. But are we being too hasty?
Is the backlash against Facebook an unthinking reflex?
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