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What if social networks are just a social-engineering experiment?Tom Merritt suffers an attack of acute paranoia. Are we all just playing into the hands of Big Brother?
^M00:00:01 [ Music ] ^M00:00:05 >> What if social networking sites are just a huge social engineering experiment? Some guy like Kevin Mitnick but with worse hair is surreptitiously setting up all these sites so you'll reveal important details about your life in small portions all across the Web. And the whole Web 2.0 thing is just a ruse to get us to rid ourselves of privacy and turn over all of our personal information to a crazed madman who loves pastels and hates seraph tight faces. And you know what he'd do with all that personal info once he's compiled it? Yep, Wikipedia. ^M00:00:39 [ Sound effects ] ^M00:00:42