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

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The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet
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Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0300124988
ISBN-13: 9780300124989
Number of pages: 257

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Daniel Solove, an authority on information privacy law, offers a fascinating account of how the Internet is transforming gossip, the way we shame others, and our ability to protect our own reputations. Focusing on blogs, Internet communities, cybermobs, and other current trends, he shows that, ironically, the unconstrained flow of information on the Internet may impede opportunities for self-development and freedom. Long-standing notions of privacy need review, the author contends: unless we establish a balance between privacy and free speech, we may discover that the freedom of the Internet makes us less free.

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