. People can save what is said online

byIn real life, most people are fairly law-abiding, either by disposition or because we're afraid of getting caught.

In cyberspace, the chances of getting caught sometimes seem slim.

perhaps because people sometimes forget that there's a human being on the other side of the computer, some people think that a lower standard of ethics or personal behavior is acceptable in cyberspace.

What's perfectly acceptable in one area may be dreadfully rude in another. For example, in most TV discussion groups, passing on idle gossip is perfectly permissible.

   But throwing around unsubstantiated rumors in a journalists' mailing list will make you very unpopular there.

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