Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Quotation of the day for January 17, 2012

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Quotation of the Day for January 17, 2012

"Oh, no, no, no, no, no, no! You see that's not true. You injure other people today also using social media. You've informed on them. You've created more records about them. You've added to the problems not of yourself but of other people. If it were as simple as just you're only hurting yourself I wouldn't bother pointing it out to you. See, that's the difference, okay? The reason that this all works is that even when you know you're hurting other people, you're too selfish to stop. And there are hundreds of millions of people like you. That's why it works."

- Eben Moglen, law professor at Columbia University and digital privacy advocate, denouncing a reporter for recognizing the dangers of social media, but not breaking the Facebook habit.


Submitted by: Terry Labach
Jan. 10, 2012

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