Don't film yourself having sex
The shift from passive Internet user to active digital citizen has brought about unprecedented levels of online interaction, creation and connecting. But as people begin to share more and more about themselves and their lives on social media, they are finding themselves getting into trouble for what they say and do online. Emma Sadleir and Tamsyn de Beer, who together run one of South Africa's leading social media law consultancies, point out the social traps and legal tangles that you could find yourself facing as you navigate the murky waters of the digital age. In a fun, witty and easily accessible way, this ground-breaking book details the legal, disciplinary and reputational risks that you, your company and your children face online. By outlining the laws and rules applicable to what you do and say on social media, and providing practical and common sense advice, Don't Film Yourself Having Sex ultimately shows you that in order to reap the extraordinary benefits of digital technology without succumbing to its risks, you need to start practising responsible digital citizenship.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 26 Aug 2014
- Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
- The Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
- Parklands, South Africa
About Emma Sadleir
Emma Sadleir and Tamsyn de Beer are admitted attorneys, each with a Masters in Law from the London School of Economics. Their areas of expertise include all aspects of print and electronic media law, with a particular focus on social media law. Much of their work involves creating social media strategies and policies, speaking at conferences and consulting on defamation, privacy, data protection, revenge porn and online reputation management. They also do a great deal of educational work with corporates, schools and universities on the responsible use of social media. Emma rides horses, loves cricket and has a penchant for a party. Tamsyn is allergic to horses, prefers wine to cricket, and blogs about fashion. They are both nerds.