Do you have any of the following accounts (or all of them) – YouTube, MySpace, Facebook? These sites are slowly redefining your privacy and are beginning to dictate internet habits.
What is privacy in a Web 2.0 world?
To Bebo Freely or Not To Bebo Freely?
Recently, there’s been a lot of buzz in the news about the case of 15 year old Jodie Hudson who described a party and posted it on Bebo. Well, once this description went public across 6 U.K. newspapers Jodie’s mother, Amanda Hudson, decided to sue all 6 newspapers for defamation and breach of privacy. The privacy issue which is gaining importance from this is – ‘Should what happens on social networking sites, remain on those sites?’
YouTube = WeTube = ViacomTube
Then there’s the case of Google vs Viacom, where a lawsuit has resulted in Google having to give Viacom data pertaining to the viewing habits of YouTube users. Viacom doesn’t seem to want personally identifiable information but then we have to think, where is the Viacom/Google case actually going?