I agree the that anything online has a life of its own. If you wouldn't scream it from the mountain tops don't send it post it or comment it. Erasing a digital life is impossible. Another case of teacher whose digital life came back to haunt her was published today in CA, it cost her the teaching job she had. When will people learn?
Maybe it's time for the analytics profession to unite under a single slogan that inspires quality and innovation, something that will help you avoid being one of those case studies where big data analytics went awry.