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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Feb 16, 2012 Shocker: Facebook Users Hate Surprise Photo Tagging
QUOTE: nearly all Facebook users think it's rude when someone posts a photo or video of them without asking their permission first. In the survey of more than 800 Facebook users, 83 percent of respondents said it's just "common courtesy" to ask permission before posting someone else's photo or video online.
PC Magazine Oct 12, 2010 The Internet and the death of ethics (Workers' Edge)
QUOTE: The fight for an ethical Internet may be a lost cause, if only because people's moral compasses appear to be irreparably damaged....I'm starting to think there are no ethics in business--my own experience does not refute this assertion. It could be that the lack of negative consequences for immoral, unethical behavior is perceived as tacit approval of such activities.
CNET Sep 17, 2009 To friend or not to friend? College admissions in the age of Facebook
QUOTE: How colleges can employ social networking sites and the possible conflicts that can arise from their use are hot topics among admissions officials...
USA TODAY Aug 20, 2009 Google lawsuit dispels the Web’s oldest tradition: anonymity (Horizons Blog)
QUOTE: Disguised in comforting anonymity, bloggers and online commenters can type some pretty nasty things... However, the masquerade ball may have just ended.
Christian Science Monitor Aug 10, 2009 Facebook can threaten relationships, study says ( Capsule)
QUOTE: ...Facebook could be ruining your relationship and driving you toward compulsively jealous behavior.
Los Angeles Times Jun 11, 2009 Notoriety's Missing Links: Online Files Scrubbed After Museum Shooting
QUOTE: Those who Googled immediately were able to find him [James W. von Brunn]: a personal Web site claiming Jewish "conspiracies," diatribes posted on message boards. But those who started their hunt just a few hours later would have found only empty holes -- information that was scrubbed away as Web sites figured out how to address the fact that they had once hosted the words of an accused murderer.
Washington Post Jun 13, 2008 Manners For Social Networking: Five golden rules
QUOTE: created after research by telecoms company Orange found that 62 percent of social networking users are confused or frustrated by online etiquette. It found that 26 percent were unsure about how to respond to unwanted pokes or messages.
WebProNews May 14, 2007 How To Keep Hostile Jerks From Taking Over Your Online Community
QUOTE: Angry people looking for fights will inevitably try to poison successful Internet communities. Columnist Cory Doctorow looks at ways to remove the poison without killing the discussion too.
InformationWeek Sep 07, 2006 In Online Social Club, Sharing Is the Point Until It Goes Too Far
QUOTE: Denizens of one of the Web's most popular student hangouts are in an uproar over changes to the site that they say make their online musings much too public, turning their personal lives into a flashing billboard.
Washington Post Jun 03, 2006 Online Throngs Impose a Stern Morality in China
QUOTE: a growing phenomenon the Chinese call Internet hunting, in which morality lessons are administered by online throngs and where anonymous Web users come together to investigate others and mete out punishment for offenses real and imagined.
New York Times Mar 10, 2005 MBA Applicants Pay Price for Unauthorized Site Searches
QUOTE: But after learning this week that at least three schools would reject anyone who had tried to gain access to the potentially life-changing news, many applicants said they felt unfairly vilified for what they call a victimless lapse in judgment.
Washington Post Nov 03, 2004 Online Feuds a Big Headache
QUOTE: Any persistent massively multiplayer online game will have an endless supply of similar conflicts.... A group of game players and designers, along with law professors and other academics, discussed how to create an effective and efficient online dispute resolution system.
Wired Mar 27, 2003 Do Cheaters Ever Prosper? Just Ask Them
QUOTE: While breaking the rules or using secret "cheat codes" has always been an accepted, even treasured part of single-player games, new online games match competitors, often strangers, remotely, which changes the dynamic.
New York Times Nov 25, 2001 The Ethicist: Death On the Trail
QUOTE: 1) Should a trail hiker put a small very injured animal out of its misery, or just move it to the side of the trail? 2) Should people forward the rampant e-mail warnings about terrorist attacks on shopping malls etc., or just delete them as they arrive?
New York Times Jan 01, 1111 Staying Out of Trouble Online
QUOTE: The Internet isn't some lawless subculture that exists outside of the "real" world. What you and your employees do online counts. Your business should have a written Internet Use Policy in place to help minimize the legal risks that could embroil you in unneeded litigation.
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