The topic of the debate, hosted by Ogilvy Do and Intelligence Squared was, should one be prepared to face the consequences of broadcasting their life online by, for example, posting pictures on social media.
Arguing for the motion, were author, broadcaster and design consultant Stephen Bayley and Scott Galloway, the clinical professor at the New York University Stern School of Business.
Galloway’s points centred on the fact that everything involves risk and that you make a choice about whether the benefits of a technology outweigh the risks.
He argued: “If you spend a lot of time trying to convince people that you are damn interesting – like celebrities do” then you give up the right to decide when and where you get to draw the line. Read more on ‘We’re at beginning of working out ethics of the internet’, says online abuse victim…