It was Safer Internet Day last week, and among the many initiatives and campaigns designed to spread the safety message, the Watch Your Space campaign shared the following important reminder that some things are forever, and that once a selfie is shared, you can’t assume it won’t be shared again – and again, and again.
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Museums and Galleries say No to Selfie Sticks
View image | gettyimages.com “Excuse me – would you mind taking our picture?” It’s a question you hear less often nowadays as the fashion for selfies has taken hold, and especially with the increasing use of ‘selfie sticks’ to extend the photographer’s reach and field of view. But it might be making a comeback as museums, galleries and other venues […]
ISP Association Warns Kids Against Provocative Selfies [Audio]
As the Hotline.ie service operated by the ISP Association of Ireland marks 15 years in operation, the head of that organisation has warned that ‘provocative’ or ‘cheeky’ images which are being generated by children themselves are being used by paedophiles online. Paul Durrant, CEO and General Manager of Hotline.ie, is our guest on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, […]
Who Made Wikipedia the Judge on ‘Monkey Selfie’ Copyright?
If a monkey picks up your camera and takes a selfie: who owns the copyright? Well, clearly not the monkey. Everyone agrees that a monkey is not a person under the law, and cannot ‘own’ property – intellectual or otherwise. Many would agree with photographer David Slater, who travelled to the habitat of the Crested Black Macaque in Indonesia on […]