American Studies

 

 

 

Nowadays the word privacy does not have a strong meaning, especially internet privacy. There are so many ways to get access to someone’ s personal information and to use those information for certain purposes.

This is the  case  of Jessi  Slaughter , the 11 year old girl from Florida, United States of America .  This  Florida teenager who was  attention-seeking, posted a video on YouTube .After posting that  video in which she starts a tirade against her haters, she got the attention of internet trollers-  internet users who deliberately provoke reactions. She received death threats after her address and phone number were shared on internet forums by pranksters in response to her YouTube video.

This case of cyber-bullying can be analyzed  from the perspective of privacy and confidentiality on the internet but also from the perspective of freedom and censorship of speech on the internet. Jessi should…

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