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UK Official Urges: Lie To Facebook

  • BBC, Monday, October 29, 2012 12:01 PM

Andy Smith, an internet security chief at the Cabinet Office, said people should only give accurate details to trusted sites such as government ones. He said names and addresses posted on social networking sites "can be used against you" by criminals. His advice was described by Labour MP Helen Goodman as "totally outrageous". Goodman, shadow culture minister, told BBC News: "This is the kind of behaviour that, in the end, promotes crime.

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