The team idea is coming along well, and with the week 8 readings, we have made a few more research discoveries!
Humphrey 1 says:
[The use of online websites] seems to require that citizens give up some rights – for security or for convenience.
To add to the whole discussion on online security privacy and the Ashley Madison Scandal, we will also talk about:
- How certain individual rights may be compromised for convenience.
- The End User Licence Agreement (EULA) as a tool for sites use to authorise this, skirt responsibility to their users and ‘avoid’ their duty of care ‘lawfully’…
1 Humphreys, Sal. (2013). Predicting, Securing and Shaping the Future: Mechanisms of Governance in Online Social Environments. International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics, 9(3), 247-258.