‘Think you own that couch your sitting on?  Think you own that laptop?  Forget it.  That’s Facebook’s stuff.’

‘This month, when Facebook updated its terms, it deleted a provision that said users could remove their content at any time, at which time the license would expire. Further, it added new language that said Facebook would retain users’ content and licenses after an account was terminated.’

‘Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, said in a blog post on Monday that the philosophy “that people own their information and control who they share it with has remained constant.” Despite the complaints, he did not indicate the language would be revised.’

More from today’s New York Times.


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