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The FREAKest Links: Use MySpace, Lose Your Identity Edition

Following Steve Peisner’s infiltration of the Texas state database, BBC News reports that Equifax, a credit information service, is warning that users of social networking sites are heightening their risk of identity theft by putting too much personal information on their MySpace and Facebook profiles.

Via the New York Times: Despite efforts by U.S. communications companies to bring high-speed Internet to Africa, less than 4% of the continent’s population has Web access, due to infrastructure problems that require many phone and e-mail messages to be routed through Britain or the U.S.