Our New Status Updates: Online Activities as Alibis

Our New Status Updates: Online Activities as Alibis

We've heard of several instances where people's online activities have gotten them into trouble, but can they also save you from prison?

Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 12 november 2009

As our ability to share the minutiae of our everyday lives increases exponentially, thanks to greater connectivity and easier to use platforms, the big question becomes, are we giving too much of ourselves away? In the past we’ve seen people’s near obsessive online activities get them into trouble in the real world – Tweeting in the courtroom, bullying via MySpace and Second Life infidelities – but as far as we can tell, no one’s Internet habits have gotten them out of jam, until recently.

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