Posted Sep 14, 2012 07:10 pm CDT
At a time when privacy and intellectual property issues often collide with the day-to-day reality of what individuals and corporations consider ordinary uses of the Internet, an effort is afoot to create a Digital Citizen’s Bill of Rights.
Users are suggesting, for example, that the bill recognize both a right to privacy and a right to anonymity, and that it recognize those rights as applicable not simply to “digital citizens” but to a broader range of entities, including avatars.
A post on inSourceCode’s inSights, inTrigues, and Innovations blog provides additional details about the Madison project.
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