Facebook Privacy Policy In Question

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Mark Melin
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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), the social network, may be the biggest snoop in your network of friends – tracking what you say on cell phone conversations even when the Facebook application is off.  This follows a report on Fox News notes that the Federal Bureau of Investigations can track cell phone conversations even when the phone is turned off.  Fox News reports that FBI officials say they use the method to track critical “mafia” conversations. (This article was updated 8/5/2014 after comment was received by sources claiming the privacy terms and conditions in question are that of Google and not Facebook.) The…

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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.