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Is the internet too open? Posted in Branding Online, Digital Strategy, Social Media, Website Usability, Concocted by Fred Roed, 1 comment
Published on 21 November 2008


I saw this: ‘19 yr old commits suicide on live TV‘, this morning, and thought ‘Aye Caramba, now it’s gone too far!!’

I know this isn’t the first shocking thing we’ve seen on the net, but it still freaked me out. I don’t know, maybe I’m getting old, but I’m thinking that George Orwell got his date wrong by 2 decades

What next? Companies tracking your email and placing adverts trying to get you to buy stuff related to your personal writings?

Oh wait…

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  1. zibuka says

    I hope this kind of thing does take off like the suicide epidemic described in the Tipping Point. Scare stuff.