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Category Archives: privacy
When discussing the argument that “I have nothing to hide so surveillance isn’t really an issue for me,” Chris Gilliard brought up an interesting point, stating plainly: that’s simply not how rights work. I never really comprehended the fuss over privacy. Why is it a big deal for a big corporation or government to look […] Continue reading
In the podcast, there is an example of that some companies use a personal picture to predict what the person looks like in the future; this event also happens in China. When I surfing online or using apps for chatting, this kind of advertisement will come up sometimes. Expect about your future appearance, there are […] Continue reading
Danah Boyd begins Chapter 2 of her book, It’s Complicated, by presenting the ongoing war of privacy between parents and teens. More precisely, Boyd makes a bold statement when she says, “Many teens feel as though they’re in a no-win situation when it comes to sharing information online: damned if they publish their personal thoughts to […] Continue reading
“Adults complain that teens are wasting their time publicizing trivia, whereas teens feel as though their audience can filter out anything that appears to be irrelevant.” (Boyd, 62). Yes. Adults are correct. As teens we tend to post things online that others may or may not find enticing. However when we post we hope that […] Continue reading
There was one part that stuck out to me in Chapter Two that I understand, but simultaneously disagree with. The statement is as follows: The default in most interpersonal conversations, even those that take place in public settings, is that interactions are private by default, public through effort. For example, when two people are chatting […] Continue reading