The downside of location-based services: Bye-bye privacy

So you’re going to run out and sign-up for Foursquare and Gowalla, right? Well, not so fast, warns the Chicago Tribune . As with any new communication tool — e-mail, Facebook, Twitter — there are privacy concerns. “Many people remain complacent about using privacy settings while online, thus allowing personal information to ricochet around the Web,” the Tribune ’s Wailin Wong wrote. “An added complication of these applications is that they link up with Facebook a…

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