Your Collection Agent Wants to be Friends With You on Facebook (via JETLawBlog: The Official Blog of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law)

Isn’t that nice? Totally perverts the purpose of Social Networks and the spirit of the law.

By now most have been warned of the dangers of posting sensitive or private information on social network sites. But this past Monday, July 12, 2010, National Public Radio (NPR) ran a story detailing the latest risk faced by users of Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, and the like. Collection agencies are using social networking sites to track down debtors. One credit agency attorney admits his employees will search for debtors, “friend” or “connect” w … Read More

via JETLawBlog: The Official Blog of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law