According to dowloadsquad.com, with all the recent privacy issues that keep cropping up in the various social networks, it’s no surprise that people are looking to find a way to protect users in a more proactive, permanent way.

This week, the Electronic Freedom Foundation got more deeply involved by posting a proposal for a Social Networking Bill of Privacy Rights.

Not surprisingly, it’s centered around the core tenets that users should always be kept in the loop and offered an “opt-in” instead of an “opt-out” when changes are made that could potentially affect issues of privacy, disclosure about who can or has already viewed users’ personal information, and the ability of users to delete their own data.

For more info, go here.

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Originally posted by Rich Whittle on May 25, 2010 in Ideas.

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