Daniel Solove, author of The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet, was recently interviewed by C-SPAN for their weekly series, “The Communicators.” C-SPAN has now made the entire interview available on YouTube.
“The Communicators” is C-SPAN’s weekly series that examines the people and events currently shaping telecommunications policy. Topics of the Solove interview included the use of the Internet as a tool for gossip and slander and the privacy issues raised by posting private information about others on chatrooms, online discussion groups, and blogs.
Daniel J. Solove is associate professor, George Washington University Law School, and an internationally known expert in privacy law. He is frequently interviewed and featured in media broadcasts and articles, and he is the author of The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age. He lives in Washington, D.C., and blogs at the popular law blog http://www.concurringopinions.com.