Legal & Ethical Issues in Digital Media

Link and summary by Soraiya Shah

What is the role of social media platforms in monitoring what users say, upload and share online? Should companies like Twitter and Facebook ‘police’ their customers and where is the moral line drawn against that of free speech? Who’s responsibility is it when a tragedy stems from what is commonly called ‘cyber-bullying’ and are there really laws that can stymie this social phenomenon?

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/jul/29/twitter-urged-responsible-online-abuse

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