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The future of reputation : gossip, rumor, and privacy on the Internet

The future of reputation : gossip, rumor, and privacy on the Internet

Author: Daniel J Solove
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Teeming with chatrooms, online discussion groups, and blogs, the Internet offers previously unimagined opportunities for personal expression and communication. But there's a dark side to the story. A trail of information fragments about us is forever preserved on the Internet, instantly available in a Google search. A permanent chronicle of our private lives - often of dubious reliability and sometimes totally false  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Solove, Daniel J., 1972-
Future of reputation.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Solove
ISBN: 9780300124989 0300124988 9780300144222 0300144229
OCLC Number: 122291821
Description: viii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: When poop goes primetime --
Rumor and reputation in a digital world --
How the free flow of information liberates and constrains us --
Gossip and the virtues of knowing less --
Shaming and the digital scarlet letter --
Privacy, free speech, and the law --
The role of law --
Free speech, anonymity, and accountability --
Privacy in an overexposed world.
Responsibility: Daniel J. Solove.
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Offers an account of how the Internet is transforming gossip, the way we shame others, and our ability to protect our own reputations. Focusing on blogs, Internet communities, and cybermobs, this  Read more...


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