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

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

"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...

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