Path should be private by default. Forever. You should always be in control of your information and experience.
The above quote is taken from Path’s About page. Considering Path was recently caught surreptitiously uploading its iOS users’ entire address books to their servers, it’s quite ironic.
One day, Silicon Valley pundits might actually look at facts and feature sets before hyping a service with vanishingly little concrete advantages over its well established competition as The Next Big Thing. Until then, I’ll continue to have laughs like this.