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Protect privacy of Internet users


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 05, 2013

~~<p>As we routinely document our personal lives on Facebook and Twitter &mdash; our political views, work habits, family, what we ate for lunch &mdash; it might seem like our lives have become an open book. The ability of cyberspace to collect and store information about ourselves has overpowered our poor efforts to contain it.</p>
<p>But does that mean we should give up? Does our use of social media presume we have abandoned all expectations of privacy?</p>
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As we routinely document our personal lives on Facebook and Twitter — our political views, work habits, family, what we ate for lunch — it might seem like our lives have become an open book. The ability of cyberspace to collect and store information about ourselves has overpowered our poor efforts to contain it.

But does that mean we should give up? Does our use of social media presume we have abandoned all expectations of privacy? Login for more...



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