Nowadays, we are all so used to giving away our information online that we barely read the terms and conditions before signing up to a website or downloading an app. For most of us, listening to tech terms and legal jargon can seem more than a little dull and daunting. To take out the painful... Read More.
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Most of us know to double check our social media pages for traces of bad behaviour that might get us in trouble at work. However, insurance firms and credit companies use social media sites and search engine results to determine our credit ratings, insurance claims and insurance premiums. Moreover, in recent years these companies have... Read More.
Imagine a world where no online message or internet history could be tracked or decoded by intelligence services. Whilst it might protect our personal information and private messages, surely it would also allow terrorists and other criminals to congregate, plot and plan in secret on the internet? What if a terrorist organisation was planning an... Read More.
The right to be forgotten. “The right to be forgotten is the concept that individuals have the civil right to request that personal information be removed from the Internet.”1 Why is everybody talking about it? Earlier this year, Spanish citizen Costeja González went up against Google in court and won. In 1998 the Spanish newspaper... Read More.
“I had a best friend and we got into this really big fight online,” says Emma, aged 14.1 In less than three minutes, Emma describes how a falling out between teenagers escalated into cyberbullying: After an argument, Emma’s best friend began sending her nasty messages via both social media sites such as Facebook and text... Read More.
Many of us take great care to vet our social media profiles and to protect our privacy by increasing our security settings. Little do we know that there are websites that gather seemingly hidden and unfound information about our lives to create “profiles” or search results for anyone to find. People Search Engines reveal everything... Read More.