Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Every day we spend hours online, reading the newspaper, checking our emails, wasting time, browsing our favorite blogs, communicating with friends, shopping and navigating social networking sites; instantly sending and receiving endless amounts of information.
We have willingly surrendered to the wonders and usefulness of online tools. In fact, many of us are unable to operate without them.
We rarely reflect about what goes on when we are logged in. But recent events are pushing Brazilian Internet users to think about what it means to have an online trail, the information it . . .