The legal questions on privacy as the internet evolves – what is private and what is public? – Leon Glenister

8 05 2011

People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people”: not a controversial statement from Mark Zuckerberg on the impact of the internet on privacy. Not only are people more willing to share private information, the internet means what is shared can be spread to millions of people in a matter of seconds. It becomes interesting, therefore, at what point information published about an individual on the internet enters the so-called ‘public domain’ and is incapable of protection for privacy reasons. Read the rest of this entry »