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Re: Network Opacity Re: Breaches of Privacy are what will drive change

From: Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>
Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2009 10:16:04 -0400
Cc: public-xg-socialweb@w3.org
Message-Id: <DC15C229-9807-44F0-A7CE-790DA73BBC07@la-grange.net>
To: Christine Perey <cperey@perey.com>

Le 9 juil. 2009 à 06:51, Karl Dubost a écrit :
> Which is not totally related to social networks but *network* itself.
>
> 1. Global:        every bit of information is available almost  
> anywhere on earth.
> 2. Instantaneous: every bit of information is available in real time.
> 3. Replicated:    every bit of information is replicated identically.
> 4. Permanent:     every bit of information is kept for a long time.
>
>
> In our human physical relationship, we are
> 	1. exchanging in a physical limited space,
> 	2. learning about our friends and acquaintances *later*,
> 	3. telling stories with modified narratives,
> 	4. forgetting what happened in the past.
>
> There is a thicker *opacity* in the physical world.


Yet another example of the lack of opacity
http://www.metro.co.uk/news/article.html?Facebook_police_raided_my_family_barbecue&in_article_id=704672&in_page_id=34


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Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
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