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Is the Internet hostile to women?

Is the Internet hostile to women?

A recent study by the Pew Research Institute revealed that 40% of Internet users have experienced online harassment. Among young adults between the ages of 18 and 24, 70% cited that they had experienced some form of abuse online. A disturbing trend showed that women were far more likely to have experienced severe forms of […]

Geotagging

Geotagging

Do you know how geotagging works? Check out the newest video in our Think Before You Ink series – then read more about geotags.  Video by Digital Tattoo

Clickjacking

Clickjacking

Are you safe from clickjack attacks? Check out the newest video in our Think Before You Ink series – then read more about clickjacking and how it can affect your digital identity.  Video by Digital Tattoo

#ALSIceBucketChallenge: altruistic or narcissistic?

#ALSIceBucketChallenge: altruistic or narcissistic?

If you’ve spent any time perusing social media over the past few weeks, you’ve probably come across dozens of videos of friends, celebrities, and even politicians dousing themselves with ice water.  Are people really that desperate to cool down in the last few weeks of summer? Not quite.   The videos are a part of […]

Censorship versus Privacy: the implications of the “right to be forgotten”

Censorship versus Privacy: the implications of the “right to be forgotten”

Can a  digital tattoo  be temporary? A groundbreaking court case out of Europe may be redefining the boundaries shaping online identity. Google’s recent decision to respect the “right to be forgotten” has triggered a debate spotlighting the intersection of freedom of speech, censorship, and privacy rights.   The case was initially introduced by Mario Costeja Gonzalez, […]