Privacy Issues Caused by New Technology

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Privacy Issues Caused by New Technology

  1. 1. Privacy Issues Caused by New Technology
  2. 2. Blogs <ul><li>Over three dozen of the FORTUNE 500 companies now produce blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>Sony has even created a fake blog, or “flog” to use to market their Sony PSP. </li></ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart was found guilty of faulty blog use. They created a fake positive blog, leading to the Edelman Public Relations firm. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Facebook <ul><li>Meat puppets are fake facebook profiles. </li></ul><ul><li>Ruckus Network Inc. used a meat puppet “Brody Ruckus” to obtain the email addresses of 300,000 facebook users. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Invasion of Privacy <ul><li>AOL released search log data on subscribers that been intended for use with the company’s newly launched research site. </li></ul><ul><li>658,000 subscribers could readily be indentified based on the searches each individual conducted. </li></ul>

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