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How to permanently delete a Facebook account

As I write this, a gaping security flaw has been found in Facebook that allows users to spy upon their Friends’ chats. The flaw looks like it’s in the process of being fixed, but this is just the latest in a long line of problems with the social networking service’s privacy.

The security hole in the chat tool was undoubtedly accidental, but Facebook’s repeated slackening of its privacy controls is deliberate and each change puts the personal data of its users at increased of unwanted exposure to third parties.

This erosion of privacy for Facebook profiles is leading many users to close their accounts, but here’s a question — how do you do it?

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