crimeandpunishment writes: Yahoo hopes to turn on a new sharing option without turning off its users. The company is trying to avoid the privacy pitfalls that plagued Facebook and Google. It's advising its email account holders to review their privacy settings, in advance of Yahoo's new features that will share users online activities and interests with people in their address books, unless they take steps to prevent it.
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sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
-- Richard P. Feynman