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Future of Reputation Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet

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ISBN-10: 0300144229

ISBN-13: 9780300144222

Edition: 2008

Authors: Daniel J. Solove

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Teeming with chatrooms, online discussion groups, and blogs, the Internet offers previously unimagined opportunities for personal expression and communication. But there7;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-will follow us wherever we go, accessible to friends, strangers, dates, employers, neighbors, relatives, and anyone else who cares to look. This engrossing book, brimming with amazing examples of gossip, slander, and rumor on the Internet, explores the profound implications of…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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
Conclusion: The Future of Reputation