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Business & Information Technology Summer Conference: LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS: ISSUES OF OWNERSHIP & PRIVACY IN SOCIAL MEDIA

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LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS: ISSUES OF OWNERSHIP & PRIVACY IN SOCIAL MEDIA

At what point can or should a service such as Twitter or Facebook release your interaction information?  To whom should they release it?  How about when potential employers look up your information while deciding if they want to interview you?

Google Explains How It Handles Police Requests For Users' Data (Audio 4 min 4 sec)
January 28, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/01/28/170428992/google-posts-how-it-handles-requests-for-users-data

Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos (12/2012 article)
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57559710-38/instagram-says-it-now-has-the-right-to-sell-your-photos/

See also http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57559890-93/instagram-apologizes-to-users-we-wont-sell-your-photos/ (video 3:22 min)

Twitter Promises to 'Protect the Safety of Any Person,' but Will It Hand Over Taliban Info?
http://techland.time.com/2011/05/13/twitter-promises-to-protect-the-safety-of-any-person-but-will-it-hand-over-taliban-info/#ixzz1MXASoC7I

Do Social Networks Bring the End of Privacy?
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=do-social-networks-bring (this article has a cost)

What about customized content that is given to us based on our characteristics?

Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" (video: 9:05 min)
http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html