Thursday, March 26, 2009

Boyet Fajardo and Internet Vigilantism

I just read about the Boyet Fajardo scandal in numerous blog posts available from the internet:

I also noticed the spike on search on "Boyet Fajardo" on Google Trends:

Boyet Fajardo and Internet VigilantismIt reminded me of "8 Awesome Cases of Internet Vigilantism"
Yet another unintended side effect of the web has been the birth of the Internet lynch mob. Now, everything from child abuse to bad customer service can get the online masses whipped into a frenzy of Old Testament-style vengeance. Whether this is good, bad, or downright terrifying, we'll let you be the judge...
(Click here to read the article from source)
Read these blog posts about Boyet Fajardo and Internet Vigilantism and judge for yourselves. As for me, I have learned two things:

1. The internet is an infinitely powerful tool
2. People get better at saying sorry after getting caught on video


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