[At-Large] [lac-discuss-en] How to 'Disappear' Digital Records?
carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 20:43:43 UTC 2012
Oh, the argument has already reared its head surrounding WHOIS.
As in what happens to the WHOIS record when I no longer own a domain? I've
seen proffers that says the record must be 'expunged'. Think the legal
And yes, I've been following the 'right to be forgotten' kerfuffle for
Carlton A Samuels
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On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 3:29 PM, Dr. Alejandro Pisanty Baruch <apisan at unam.mx
> This is just an application of the "Right to be Forgotten", droit de
> l'oubli, championed among others by Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger in his book
> "Delete". Legislators and Data Protection Agencies, especially in Europe,
> were on a froth with it a few years ago and have now boiled it down to some
> more or less sensible, and very limited, measures that allow people to
> request the deletion of some personal data. The consideration that this may
> allow to rewrite history and in other ways harm free speech has thrown a
> few more icebergs on the issue to cool it down.
> And, while the technology may work - erase the message at the expiration
> time - it may still be made useless. Just print the message, grab a
> screenshot, or take a photo, and you have created a permanent record.
> Your statement that fools will fall for this is - IMO - true. Hope only
> fools but you never know.
> Question, is there any way you see this thing applies to anything under
> the ICANN-specific sun?
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> Asunto: [At-Large] How to 'Disappear' Digital Records?
> ...say it ain't so? This company ought to be charged with creating a
> public mischief! [That old Soviet charge of 'malicious hooliganism' might
> be appropriate!] . Then again, some guy managed to sell quite a few pet
> rocks.....never can tell, what with the mouth breathers an' all.....
> If anyone thinks one can totally erase a digital artefact that is already
> online, as in 'it absolutely no longer exists anywhere', I have a bridge
> to sell ya. Prime estate this one, connects Brooklyn to Manhattan. Oh
> yeah, never mind Mr. Bloomberg carrying on...
> - Carlton
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