Privacy, identity theft and social networking on the web…

Social networking is trendy and it is true that if the number of users were a country, it would not be of the size of Switzerland but rather the UK or Japan.
thus it is amazing what people can reveal of their personal life without thinking of the dangers of doing so. Dangers of hacking (but is the offence of hacking sufficient to tackle the issue?) which can lead to modifying contents (but what is there is no gain, thus a harmless joke?), dangers also of investigations as anybody, including police, has access to Facebook for example and can use the data…
When people are going to wake up??

http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39290556,00.htm

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About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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