Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




BDFL
50236 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4756

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Topic # 65036 28-Jul-2010 09:43 Send private message

As part of the TVNZ 7 Internet Debate, I am starting a discussion on one of their workshop topics:

"Individual vs Industry: are ISPs operators of dumb pipes or are they responsible for people's behaivour? What duty of care do innovators like Facebook and Google have to keep our personal information private? Is there a privacy tradeoff the public is willing to bear?"

The debate is on 11 August 2010 9:10pm. It will be live on TVNZ channel 7, Sky Digital channel 97, and online at TVNZ 7 Internet Debate. You can participate live while watching the streaming.






Create new topic
6 posts

Wannabe Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 364129 6-Aug-2010 11:13 Send private message

Hopefully this was just a bit envy getting out of control but it could have been worse...: http://bit.ly/dlBYL7

"A person Amelia Gough trusted as a Facebook friend ended up stealing her photos and using them to create fake MySpace and Twitter pages in her name.

The New Zealand's Next Top Model hopeful has found out the fake accounts feature photographs of her, her partner and her friends."

Even when facebook provided the privacy features there was still scope for problems...

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by traderstu on 29-Nov-2014 12:12 (82 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 29-Nov-2014 13:32 (62 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 29-Nov-2014 07:40 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by richms on 28-Nov-2014 17:57 (153 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Excessive Vodafone Support call waiting times 75 mins and then i have to wait an hour for a callback
Created by i4n, last reply by mattwnz on 29-Nov-2014 13:49 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


What the hell MyRepublic!?
Created by gished, last reply by pohutukawa on 28-Nov-2014 17:45 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


A couple of Lightbox updates...
Created by Lightbox, last reply by NZtechfreak on 27-Nov-2014 22:56 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.