46 Things We’ve Learned From Facebook Studies: Kashmir Hill summarizes lots of Facebook studies.

Want some water on a hot day in Tel Aviv? Give us your data! On the water refill in Tel Aviv (Hebrew). More than anything, it seems as another example of the way privacy violation can help sink a new product.

In the New Yorker article, “The Prism”, Jill Lepore chronicles the history of privacy through time, trying to solve some mysteries, such as why many organizations that promote privacy also promote government openness.

Facebook Says Technical Flaw Exposed 6 Million Users (by the New York Times), an interesting example of the difference between privacy-by-architecture and privacy-by-policy. In privacy-by-policy, a bug can result in data leakage.