We are all authors online, and cannot be forgotten

Should there be a specific “right to be forgotten” in the era of social media or do we just need a stronger right to privacy? Can content published on Facebook or Twitter be considered public, and how can private data published on these platforms be used in other contexts? Experts’ viewpoints on these issues are still contrasting. As a Westminster Media Forum entitled “Social media, online privacy and the ‘right to be forgotten’” showed, while Europe is moving towards a stronger set of rules, some UK experts support a more liberal law framework…

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