Debt collectors & social media – privacy issues?

Social networking reaches its tentacles through so many areas of commercial life that increasingly rules about business use of social networking is coming under greater scrutiny

Whats the line for debt collectors?

Right now this is a subject of debate in the industry.  If a debt collector is just trolling for location information, its probably not a violation under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act but if they are seeking private information (friending someone on Facebook?) that could be a problem.

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