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In the US, it’s a red-hot issue, but elsewhere it doesn’t seem to have made more than a ripple.

BOSTON – Facebook’s lax privacy policies have been likened to a “death trap” by one critic, a “train wreck” by another and just plain “awfulness” by yet another. The company has taken our rights and trampled on them, the blogosphere rhetoric goes.

People are angry.

In response to irate users and advocacy groups, Facebook announced this week that it had modified its privacy settings to make it easier for people to control who gets to see their personal information. Most applaud Facebook for making the recent changes, though many feel it still has further to go to safeguard people’s privacy....

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