Digital-rights groups and bloggers have heaped criticism on Facebook's changes to its privacy policy, reports the BBC. Critics said the changes were unwelcome and "nudged" people toward sharing updates with the wider web, making them findable via search engines. The changes were introduced Dec. 9 via a pop-up that asked users to update their privacy settings. Facebook said the changes help members manage updates they want to share, not trick them into revealing too much. "Facebook is nudging the settings toward the 'disclose everything' position," said Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "That's not fair from...

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