If forgetting helps us forgive, how will the internet’s relentless memory impact our ability to accept other people’s past crimes and mistakes? In Right to Oblivion: Part 2, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger reveals what’s at stake when we undo forgetting, and Frank Ahearn shows us how the internet can forget our past if we’re willing to use deception.

Episode Credits

Executive Producer: Terence Mickey

Producer: Bart Warshaw

Research and Editing Assistance: Kerrianne Thomas

Memory Motel Logo Design, Theme Song and Music Supervision: Bart Warshaw

Show Notes

Thanks to Frank Ahearn and Viktor Mayer-Schonberger for participating in this episode!

Interested in learning more about Frank? Click here..

Frank Ahearn wrote a handful of books about disappearing. Check them out on Amazon..

Here’s Victor’s book, Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age on Google Books. (We recommend you read it)

And make sure to listen to The Right to Oblivion-Part 1 on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and SoundCloud

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