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Australia's Sydney Morning News published my conversation wtih The Washington Post:http://www.smh.com.au/technology/web-...
02/11/2017
Erase yourself from the internet? It's nearly impossible, but you can try.

Australia's Sydney Morning News published my conversation wtih The Washington Post:
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/web-culture/erase-yourself-from-the-internet-its-nearly-impossible-but-you-can-try-20170210-guam0s.html

For those of us who spend a lot of time on the internet, there will be the occasional urge to simply disappear - delete your accounts, roll back your Google results and become invisible. Is it possible to completely disappear?

My conversation with the Washington Post on how to try to erase yourself from the Internet: https://www.washingtonpost.c...
02/10/2017
Erasing yourself from the Internet is nearly impossible. But here’s how you can try.

My conversation with the Washington Post on how to try to erase yourself from the Internet: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2017/02/10/erasing-yourself-from-the-internet-is-nearly-impossible-but-heres-how-you-can-try/?utm_term=.ea73d1d2bfb8#comments #privacy #cybersecurity #kids #students #Facebook

For those of us who spend a lot of time on the Internet, there will be the occasional urge to simply disappear.

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02/10/2017

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Job interviewer asks for Facebook password. Should you give it?
06/22/2012
Job interviewer asks for Facebook password. Should you give it?

Job interviewer asks for Facebook password. Should you give it?

Some companies now ask for Facebook and social media passwords so they can check out job applicants. One state is banning the practice, and at least 10 others are weighing similar bans.

Bill protecting job seekers' passwords goes to Quinn
06/22/2012
Bill protecting job seekers' passwords goes to Quinn

Bill protecting job seekers' passwords goes to Quinn

It is now up to Gov. Pat Quinn now to decide if Illinois will pass a bill that protects employees and job seekers from having to provide their social media passwords to employers or prospective employers.

Bill would make Facebook snooping, digital spying by employers illegal
06/22/2012
Bill would make Facebook snooping, digital spying by employers illegal

Bill would make Facebook snooping, digital spying by employers illegal

Legislation that would give workers broad protection from the prying eyes of employers was introduced in both houses of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday. Both bills would make it illegal for employers to force workers or candidates to divulge social media passwords, similar to legi …

SNOPA: Bill to Ban Schools and Employers From Asking for Passwords
06/22/2012
SNOPA: Bill to Ban Schools and Employers From Asking for Passwords

SNOPA: Bill to Ban Schools and Employers From Asking for Passwords

Facebook home page. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images There may have been lots of backlash against SOPA (the Stop Online Privacy Act) a few months ago, but something tells us SNOPA, the Social Networking Online Protection Act, won’t provoke the same protest. Introduced by Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) late...

Md. becomes first to OK password protection bill
06/22/2012
Md. becomes first to OK password protection bill

Md. becomes first to OK password protection bill

Maryland is poised to become the first state to ban employers from demanding applicants or workers hand over their log-in information for social media sites like Facebook.

10/24/2011
Health Insurance and Social Media

A discussion with Angie Goff on why you should never discuss your personal health issues online.

Social media law expert Bradley Shear joins Angie Goff to discuss how using social media to share your health status can hurt you in the long run.

Cleveland's 2nd attempt at social media criminal law.
10/16/2011
Cleveland council considers new effort to curb flash mobs

Cleveland's 2nd attempt at social media criminal law.

Cleveland City Council will consider another attempt to blunt the fury of unruly "flash mobs," one that sponsors hope won't be viewed as an assault on constitutional rights.

Spain's newspaper of record discusses social media flash mobs and how the police may want to respond to these situations...
10/16/2011
La red (social) del vándalo · ELPAÍS.com

Spain's newspaper of record discusses social media flash mobs and how the police may want to respond to these situations.

El 15 de julio, un partido de baloncesto entre los Boston Bruins y los Vancouver Canucks terminaba con 140 heridos cuando un grupo de adolescentes empezó a agredir, espontáneamente, a la gente que seguía el encuentro en las pantallas habilitadas en las calles aledañas al estadio Rogers, en Vancouver...

Great article on Mashable regarding how law enforcement is using social media to better serve the public. I discuss the ...
09/01/2011
How Law Enforcement Agencies Are Using Social Media to Better Serve the Public

Great article on Mashable regarding how law enforcement is using social media to better serve the public. I discuss the legal aspects of social media monitoring.
http://mashable.com/2011/08/31/law-enforcement-social-media-use/

Publicly available data from social networks is being retrieved and applied by agencies to improve their services. In some cases, effective use of social media can mean cost savings and better resource deployment.

Facebook squabble over dental care draws a crowd
08/26/2011
Facebook squabble over dental care draws a crowd

Facebook squabble over dental care draws a crowd

A page created to attack the care given by a well-known local dentist has gone viral, attracting nearly 100 members since being created Monday night. Bakersfield parent Chris Cook created the "I Hate Dr. Dove of Bakersfield" page.

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