Early Voting Results Show That Facebook Users Don’t Want Policy Changes

Facebook is proposing significant changes to its data use policy and statement of rights and responsibilities (namely the ability to vote on future privacy policy alterations), allowing users to vote for or against the changes. Users have until noon PT Dec. 10 to vote. While it would take a massive effort — 30 percent of Facebook's 1 billion user base — to strike down the changes, it doesn't take political stat wiz Nate Silver to predict where voters' minds are: against.

Facebook is proposing significant changes to its data use policy and statement of rights and responsibilities (namely the ability to vote on future privacy policy alterations), allowing users to vote for or against the changes. Users have until noon PT Dec. 10 to vote. While it would take a massive effort — 30 percent of Facebook’s 1 billion user base — to strike down the changes, it doesn’t take political stat wiz Nate Silver to predict where voters’ minds are: against.

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