June 9th, 2006

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Internet social responsibility revolution?

My biggest problem with the internet is that people are able to avoid social responsibility. This can be both a very liberating thing, and a very dangerous thing.

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I think this is a great milestone in the evolution of the internet as a social networking tool. Fraudsters and others wishing to capitalise on others' misfortune will always be around, taking advantage of new ways to do so. Now that the general public is catching up, the internet will slowly become a safer place for people to interact, knowing that the ability to enforce social responsibility is finally at hand.