M2.1

Brianne Griffiths

M2.1

In my second year Liberties, Rights and Justice, class. I was assigned, the seminar presentation on Social Networking Sites (SNS), this was a revelation for me in understanding the depth of my public profiles and my risk of security. After learning how cookies, tracking worms and serves store my information and follow my online movement. Finding out that every window, I have open, while on these sites, can be recorded and logged, a profile created on my use and me. This is a carbon footprint or record book of my online activities, likes and posts. These great new, hip, fast ‘smart phones’ and devices have become a traceable second little me, or stalkers and recorders. This information is stored and used to target me for advertising. Following me? Getting to know me? Where is this information stored, how will it be used, is it sold, and what personal information…

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