Some rethink posting of private info

Walls of an auditorium were covered with thousands of sheets of paper printouts from MySpace, Facebook, YouTube and other online sites that were filled with back stabbing gossip, unflattering images, and details about partying and dating exploits.

Each posting was easily accessed online, no password needed. But seeing them on paper and in some cases, being asked to read them aloud grabbed the attention of members of the North American Federation of Temple Youth, who gathered earlier this year at a camp outside New York City. That each of the pages mentioned their organization in some way only made it that much more embarrassing.

"They saw themselves and often their friends, completely open, all the way around the room," said Dean Carson, president of the group for Jewish youth and a freshman at George Washington University. "It was very shocking for a lot of people." Some rethink posting of private info - Tech News & Reviews -

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 4th January 2007 2:37AM