How You Can 't Imagine Our Existence Without The Internet

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Today we can’t imagine our existence without the Internet, it came to our everyday life not so long ago, but now everything requires the Internet, whether you need to fill out a job application, check your card balance, pay the bill, take a college class or keep in touch with your friends and relatives. Progressively, people are revealing personal information about themselves and others online. Anyone can quickly capture information and images wherever he goes, and then can share it with the whole world at the one click of the button. Any stranger can take a picture of you and post it on the Internet, or somebody that you know can share your personal secret with an entire planet. Your kids might be posting confidential information about…show more content…
People can document and record each other’s norm violation, and they can then post it online. “It all began on a subway train in South Korea. A young woman’s small dog pooped in the train. Other passengers asked her to clean it up, but she told them to mind their own business. That’s when it moved over to cyberspace and became even uglier. Someone took photos of her and posted them on a popular Korean blog. […] Across the internet, people made posters with the girl’s photograph, fusing her picture with a variety of other images. The dog poop girl story quickly migrated to the mainstream media, becoming national news in South Korea. As a result of her public shaming and embarrassment, the dog poop girl dropped out of her university.” (Solove 2) This is a very good example how the Internet makes gossip a permanent reputation stain, one that never fades; it is available around the world, and with Google, it can be readily found in less than a second. “It’s often said that we live in permissive era, one with infinite second chances. But the truth is that for a great many people, the permanent memory bank of web increasingly means there are no second chances- no opportunities to escape a scarlet letter in your digital past. Now the worst thing you’ve done is often the first thing everyone knows about you.” (Garnett
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