Due to the increasing popularity of social media web sites and the numerous legal issues involved, the Federal Trade Commission is planning to hold a series of discussions regarding privacy issues and social media.
I believe this type of government involvement is long overdue. I am generally against government intervention in the private sector. However, due to the underlying concern for identity theft that is intertwined into this discussion, I believe the FTC's involvement is long overdue.
For those who are interested in submitting written comments or original research regarding this topic you should click on the link to do so. The deadline is November 6th.
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