Tag Archives: privacy

Quinn Norton – Privacy, Ephemerality, and Self 0

An interesting talk about how we allow the Internet to invade our sense of self. Some enlightening statements made here about the effects of persistent, ubiquitous engagement in social networks. Specifically the fact that your personal life becomes a consistent performance and it is during the time out of this limelight that we develop our [...]

Face to facebook (www.lovely-faces.com) 0

One of the projects that was on show at this years Transmediale was www.lovely-faces.com, an internet dating site populated with personal data and photographs scrapped without consent from Facebook profiles that do not employ stringent privacy settings. This project is an intentionally antagonistic intrusion into the online existence of some 250,000 arbitrary Facebook users and [...]