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Little Details

Anil Dash: We announced Beacon support on both LiveJournal and TypePad as initial launch partners. But we worked really hard with the Facebook team on one really important detail — making sure our implementations are completely opt-in.  Not to put too fine a point on it, but this was kind of a no-brainer.

At the time of this writing, Anil’s post is missing an r, which is needed to make one of the hyperlinks function.  :-)

But kudos to 6A on getting the more important “unfixable” detail correct.

Kudos to 6A.

It’s too bad that as a Facebook user I am still left up to devices of each of the forty four different Facebook partners as to whether they violate my privacy or leak sensitive data to FB and it’s partners or not. That part remains “unfixable” without a redesign of Facebook Beacon.

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Someday I will get the hang of this blogging thing, I swear. :)

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Om Malik has a blog post entitled Zuckerberg’s Mea Culpa, Not Enough where he writes Frankly, I am myself getting sick and tired of repeating myself about the all-important “information transmission from partner sites” aspect of Beacon. That...

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