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What happened to orkut??

 
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Since last 8-10 hrs orkut site is not working..There's rumor spreaded everywhere regarding the site being hacked!!!
 
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There's rumor spreaded everywhere regarding the site being hacked!!!



Cool. Imagine all that personal data in some one elses hands. hehehe. Just kidding

I never did want to join orkut anyway. I dont see the point of writing bull in some one elses "scrap" when I can just give them a call if i am serious about having a conversation
 
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and worse, having your entire life history available to Goooogle (who own Orkut) to do with as they please.
It's just a giant marketing tool, collecting personal information on as many people as possible (and often without their consent as people send "invites" and enter personal info on their friends before sending those).

I'm not sure whether Google sells that data, but I have seen a marked increase in spam since someone sent me an "invite" a while ago...
 
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Orkut is crap!

My friends waste a lot of time on that, worse they waste my time.

JR's MD and JD is more useful, atleast for a java guy.
[ December 29, 2006: Message edited by: Srikanth Raghavan ]
 
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Originally posted by Jeroen T Wenting:
[QB]and worse, having your entire life history available to Goooogle (who own Orkut) to do with as they please.
It's just a giant marketing tool, collecting personal information on as many people as possible



Good reason to buy Google shares, I guess.
 
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