Your Posts Diminish Everyone's Privacy
SOCIAL NETWORKINGJanuary 8, 2010
The Intimacy 2.0 era has dawned and it's not just those who post intimate details about their lives online whose privacy is diminished. A university fellow says that such sharing undermines everyone else's right to privacy, reports BBC News. "As more private lives are exported online, reasonable expectations are diminishing," says Kieron O'Hara of the University of Southampton. "When our reasonable expectations diminish, as they have, by necessity our legal protection diminishes."