Identity Management Out the Door With Klout

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Klout is getting all sorts of backlash across the web concerning their practice of creating accounts with scores for minors. Its not just minors, its also Klout accounts created because someone left a public comment on your Facebook wall. They most likely now have a Klout account. Is there no length an application will go with the Facebook social graph to harvest your data and connections? Klout claims it didn’t violate Facebook TOS; Facebook is investigating.

Let’s not start with the other 12 networks Klout asks you to include for better scoring of your influence. Just food for thought on your identity management, and those who follow/friend you.

Read the full story on New York Times | Technology:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/14/technology/klouts-automatically-created-pro…

Image credit: Gordon M. Grant for The New York Times

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