What do about ninety percent of us have in common? It’s the social networking sites that everyone is a part of these days, whether it’s your twelve year old nephew or your grandmother. Spending hours and hours connecting with your old friends and making new friends over the social networking sites has become a part of everyone’s daily routine. Nonetheless, recently privacy concerns over the social networking sites have taken its peak.
It all started several decades back, when information technology developments succeeded but had put personal privacy into danger. The data base technology was the first development in information technology which made it possible to “collect, store and retrieve” great amounts of “digitized information”. After sometime, many organizations started using electronic data bases and it all interconnected with one another causing personal privacy again into danger. Then second development in IT was the internet itself, which made spread of digital information a lot easier. However, the primal structure of the internet provided confid…