Facebook restores privacy terms after user, advocate outcry

02/18/2009 | NYTimes.com · Wall Street Journal, The · CNET

Facebook, in the wake of thousands of complaints from users and concerns raised by privacy advocates, has pulled changes to its terms of use that would have allowed the social network to retain certain rights over posted content even after a member had quit the site. A message posted Tuesday evening on the Facebook home page said "the right thing for now" would be to restore its previous terms. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the company would be crafting a new set of terms with "a lot of input" from users.

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