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Science  19 Mar 2010:
Vol. 327, Issue 5972, pp. 1456
DOI: 10.1126/science.1187723

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Delete The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2009. 251 pp. $24.95, £16.95. ISBN 9780691138619.


Mayer-Schönberger explores a range of concerns arising from the fact that information technology makes us less able to forget our pasts.