Your Permanent Record
Jules Polonetsky, Director and Co-Chair, Future of Privacy forum
Frances Harris, Librarian, University Laboratory High School, Urbana
Host: Craig Cohen
As we share more and more of our lives on sites like Facebook and Twitter, privacy questions naturally arise. But so does the issue of how long this material will stay around - perhaps much longer than any of us had originally intended. In an age of social media and digital archiving, can we escape from what we have posted or written online? Is the internet compiling a "permanent record" of our lives, the one grade school teachers and principals have been warning students of for decades?