"Sometime in the future, you wind up in a car accident
and suffer physical injuries that you decide can be claimed in a
lawsuit against the insurance company. Now your friends on Facebook
may not have any choice of getting to know you up close and in
person. You may not even be aware that they are being questioned.
"Insurance companies are beginning to demand access to
information about you and they do not want your explicit consent.
In a Globe and Mail report, the insurance industry wants to use
sites such as Facebook to collect and use background information
collected to contradict any evidence you have used in your claim
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