What do y'all think of this? The controversy came a day after Facebook began requiring users to refine settings with a new software tool that lets them specify who gets to be privy to each piece of content uploaded to the website. While the Facebook privacy overhaul has laudable features, there is a push to get the online community's members to expose information, according to EFF. "Facebook's new changes are obviously intended to get people to open up even more of their Facebook data to the public," EFF lawyer Kevin Bankston said in a blog post. "The Facebook privacy transition tool is clearly designed to push users to share much more of their Facebook info with everyone, a worrisome development that will likely cause a major shift in privacy level for most of Facebook's users, whether intentionally or inadvertently." Prior to the change, Facebook users could keep everything but their names and networks private. A newly created "public" category at Facebook now includes names, profile pictures, home cities, pages users have joined as "fans," gender and friend lists. "There is a whole lot more information that users have no ability to keep private," Ozer noted. Read the whole article here... http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20091211/tc_afp/usitcompanyprivacyinternetfacebook_20091211033403 So... is the privacy better now, or worse?