What is Facebook’s New Privacy Policy All About? More Complexity, More Intransparent Data Storage, Continued Internet Prosumer Commodification, Ideological Pseudo-Participation, and a Reaction to the Privacy Complaints Filed by “Europe versus Facebook”.

On September 7, 2011, Facebook changed its privacy policy, replacing the policy that was updated on December 22, 2010. What are the changes all about and what are their privacy implications?

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Invited talk about “Internet Prosumption in Contemporary Capitalism” at the ESA 2011 Conference

On September 9th, I have given an invited semi-plenary talk about “Internet Prosumption in Contemporary Capitalism” at the 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association (topic: “Social Relations in Turbulent Times”) that took place at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.