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How to create a new identity online

Young people may one day have to change their names in order to escape their previous online activity, Google boss Eric Schmidt has warned.

Mr Schmidt told the Wall Street Journal he feared people did not understand the consequences of having so much personal information about them online.

Stephen Smith investigates what it takes to reinvent yourself online.

Broadcast on Wednesday 18 August 2010.

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