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Has the Internet Age finally killed private conversations?

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles in this Monday, Dec. 19, 2010 photo. On Saturday, April 26, 2014, the NBA announced it would investigate a report of an...

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It’s a rite of passage for most any Internet user: An unflattering photo, video or a statement taken out of context that with a click of a mouse is suddenly visible to hundreds (or possibly billions) of people.
In the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat, people know more about each other’s lives faster than ever before, which has led some to wonder: is anything we say private anymore?
The question was brought into sharper focus last week when the National Basketball Association banned L.A. Clippers owner Don Sterling for life after an investigation confirmed that ...

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