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Re: Privacy Rights in a Public Age

I came across “Internet Memes and the Right to Be Forgotten” on the NPR All Tech Considered blog the other day and it touched on something that has concerned me for some time: the blurring definition between private citizens and public figures. 252 more words

Privacy (On-line)

Craig Brittain asks Google to remove links relating to his revenge porn antics

The irony is exquisite.

Former revenge porn operator Craig Brittain has filed a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown request with Google.

Apparently, the guy who ignored women’s pleas to take down nude images from IsAnybodyDown.com wants to have his own photos and information expunged. 537 more words

Featured

Poetic justice: Revenge porn operator wants stories about his misdeeds to disappear from Google

Craig Brittain, the man behind a now-defunct revenge porn site, is finding out what it’s like to have private information and images proliferate on the Web without his consent. 364 more words

Tech

What Price on Privacy? Trading in the Currency of Information

Our world is becoming ever more joined up. In fact, it has been for a while. Since the revolution in home computing in the 1990s, we have been collectively transferring more and more aspects of our lives into a decentralized online space. 628 more words

Conversation Sparkers

Getting Erased from the Internet

Can one ever truly be erased from the Internet? With the free flow of information on the Internet, could search engines like Google erase all traces of online users? 307 more words

Law

EU privacy ruling should apply globally, says digital chief

One of the most interesting questions in European tech privacy circles right now is about territoriality and the so-called “right to be forgotten” — when an EU citizen requests the delisting of a piece of information about them from Google’s search results, should it apply only in Europe or around the world? 701 more words