Facebook must respect privacy

When you buy a book or movie online--or make a political contribution--do you want that information automatically shared with the world on Facebook?

Most people would call that a huge invasion of privacy. But recently, Facebook began doing just that. People across the country saw private purchases they made on other sites displayed on their Facebook News Feeds.

Facebook encourages companies to get "word-of-mouth promotion for your business" to "millions" by using the feature that makes this happen. Sign the petition today

A lot of us love Facebook--it's helping to revolutionize the way we connect with each other. But they need to take privacy seriously.

A compiled petition with your individual comment will be presented to Facebook.

Sign the Petition

Full petition text:
"Sites like Facebook must respect my privacy. They should not tell my friends what I buy on other sites--or let companies use my name to endorse their products--without my explicit permission."

*Your Name:
*E-mail:
Your Street Address:  
City:
State: *Zip:
Country:

Your message to Facebook: (optional)

I use Facebook.
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I use another social networking site.


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