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LinkedIn Faces Lawsuit Over Privacy Violation

US federal judge orders LinkedIn to face a lawsuit that claims the social network sent emails to users' contacts without their consent.

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Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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6/16/2014 | 5:11:13 PM
Re: Confusion
Thanks for the pointer to the instructions, Kristin.
Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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6/16/2014 | 3:03:53 PM
Re: Confusion
^^Exactly. And if you're worried that you may have given LinkedIn access to your entire address book, you can follow the instructions in this article to revoke it.
danielcawrey
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danielcawrey,
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6/16/2014 | 2:52:18 PM
Confusion
I think that when you go through these steps, as I have, and you are in a hurry you can sometimes get a bit confused. The ability to mass email contacts from LinkedIn is probably an option that should really be removed. 

I get that the company is trying to gain users, because without them LinkedIn doesn't have a business model. But alienating existing users doesn't work well either.
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