Thursday, 3 May 2012

Consent of the Networked reviewed

How non-government actors have removed accountability: Consent of the Networked reviewed: "The defense is a common one and extends to the giants of the social web like Facebook. Namely, we must "respect" the laws of other countries. This is the defense used by then Yahoo general counsel Michael Callahn when he spoke before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. His appearance came in regards to the company's surrender of private information on journalist Shi Tao to the Chinese authorities. It inspired the late Rep. Tom Lantos to proclaim, "While technologically and financially you are giants, morally you are pygmies."
Indeed - as 'Internet Co-regulation' made clear in some detail...
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