Facebook just hired a handful of its toughest privacy critics

*worriedly checks self* Oh, phew, you mean the ones who were up for sale and never really its critics to begin with.

Also see:

Via @foggy

@aral @foggy It has always been the case that one way to neutralize critics is to hire them. Once they're financially dependent then their criticisms are likely to become...less thorough.

You see?
Continue blaming on Google and Facebook and soon they will hire you.

@aral @foggy

yeah I read that article and was like... it doesn't sound like Facebook is fundamentally changing its business model soo.... they're just sellouts?

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