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Forget Facebook. Privacy issues are brewing in people search.

With all the negative attention that Facebook has received for its privacy approach recently, the media — and regulators — are especially sensitive about online privacy right now.

But there's another kind of site that is raising privacy flags. People search. These sites compile personal data without consumers' knowledge. It's just the kind of thing that is sure to draw regulators. But lumping these sites in with online marketing efforts is a mistake.

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