Life Without Online Privacy

Despite the invitations and cajoling of many friends, I put off joining Facebook for quite a long while. And then I caved.

I've enjoyed connecting with dozens of people I would not have located otherwise, but Facebook's inconstant privacy policies and questionable use of private information is getting under my skin.

Here's why ...

John Gehner, The Urbana Free Library


A group of New York University students are working on a project called Diaspora*, which they hope could provide an alternative for people who want to delete their Facebook accounts.