Cybersociety, Cybersocial problems

In a society where social networking is as popular as meeting up for a drink, information spreads quickly. Online mobs first demonise those they disagree with, then the victim’s home address, credit card details, and even their boss’s phone numbers get passed around. All of Korea’s police stations now have a cyber terror unit to help deal with the problem.

Read this article from the BBC Technology News

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Filed under A democratic medium?, Anonymity, Privacy, Technology, our Mirror, The Politics of New Media, Virtual Communities

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