[time-nuts] Invitation to connect on LinkedIn

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Wed Jan 25 19:55:17 EST 2012


On 1/25/2012 5:02 PM, J. Forster wrote:
> This is intolerable data mining by LinkedIn. FaceBook does the same thing.
> It is spread either by malware or purposeful deception by those companies.

I don't think so. AIR, when you sign up for LinkedIn, it offers to 
harvest your address book for potential "links." It's up to the user to 
accept. Presumably, this is the case of a clueless newbie, who 
subscribes to this list, stripping naked before them.




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