Canadian Byron Ng found a way around Facebook privacy safeguards and forwarded pictures of Paris Hilton's brother drinking beer to the Associated Press. How'd he do it? As we reported in January, Facebook doesn't provide much security for its users' photos. With the right URL, anyone can see any photo, whether its marked private or not. Take, for example, the photos from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's own private album, embedded below. In it, Zuck shows that he drinks beer and even sometimes wears a tux.
Your Privacy Is An Illusion