Lecture Audiences, Social Media, User-Generated Content & Privacy

Lecture Audiences, Social Media, User-Generated Content & Privacy

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December6th, 2011 Problem : instantaneous photographs and newspaper enterprises have invaded the sacred precincts of private and domestic life “What is whispered in the closet shall be proclaimed from the house-tops” 195 “Gossip…has become a trade” – to satisfy a “prurient taste and occupy the indolent” no constitutional right for privacy Proposal : right of the individual to be left alone should be extended to cover not only writing, but also conduct, conversation, attitudes or facial expression tried to make a copyright law required a variety of permission however, this is not the way privacy is used once you leave the privacy of your home and you enter a public place, everything is open to all when photography came in the picture in the late 19 th C 1890- professor wrote an article regarding privacy and picture taking Current Legal Norm in United States both the common law and the literal understanding of privacy encompass the individual’s control of information concerning his or her person try to control information about yourself
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the fact that you can set your privacy settings- tailor and personalize it on facebook User-Generated Content: a brief Chronology User-generated content: media was created by few senders and many receivers; not everyone is a producer of media texts, images and sounds to the public America’s Funniest Videos 1990 writer’s strike in Hollywood on prime time television stuff is written last minute ABC decided to do a user generated content- put up your own video ; tv produced by the
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