Several high-profile companies in Germany were recently caught using digital technology to keep tabs on workers. Germans were spooked by that, and have pushed for a new law that would stop your employer from checking out your Facebook page.
Philadelphia may charge Internet bloggers that sell ads on their sites a privilege fee and business tax. Columbia Journalism School Professor Sree Sreenivasan talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether there is a way to enforce this plan and what it says about the state of blogs.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt recently said that young people should be able to change their names to erase the embarrassment of their teenage indiscretions online. But Janet Babin reports there are no do-overs in a digital society.
By the end of the year, 20 German cities will have photos of their neighborhoods posted on Google, in the face of vocal protests. The search giant is offering a solution, but critics are questioning the timing.