On Wednesday, a cybersecurity firm said it found hundreds of millions of Facebook user data records exposed. This data – everything from people’s comments, interests and ‘likes’ to email addresses and even passwords – was sitting – literally – on Amazon’s cloud-computing servers, which are publicly accessible. Is this getting old or is this getting old? As for Facebook’s response–lame, as we have come to expect: “[Our] policies prohibit storing Facebook information in a public database. Once alerted to the issue, we worked with Amazon to take down the databases. We are committed to working with the developers on our platform to protect people’s data.”

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