"The exposed young violinist was made suicidal because of a critical byproduct of our time: The small inviolate zone of privacy that we all need, and that is absolutely crucial to our psychological equilibrium, has now become virtually impossible to maintain." The virtual revolution has made us feel empowered. We can quickly gain access to information about anything or anyone. "But if we...consider how we no longer control our own personal information, we may feel distinctly disempowered... Tyler Clementi paid the ultimate price, but none of us are immune to the ravages of being forced to live a public life."