The private lives of young people are now so well documented on the internet that many will have to change their names on reaching adulthood, Google’s CEO has claimed.
Source: Young will have to change names to escape ‘cyber past’ warns Google’s Eric Schmidt – Telegraph
His attitude is appalling! “We won’t honor your right to privacy…so instead, you will have to change your identity.” What a concept.
Another thing to consider is that your “friends” are also not respecting your right to privacy either (e.g. by posting your current location through Foursquare or tagging pictures of you they uploaded to Facebook).