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Miss Manners: Teach the Children Well

ONLINE PRIVACY

April 4, 2011

Even Miss Manners is weighing in on data privacy concerns. In The Washington Post last week, a reader describes a video chat where a beloved niece "was snapping pictures of me using her computer's camera and was posting them on Facebook." The reader seeks advice on what to do about this younger relative's handling of digital data, asking, "perhaps I need to get with it and be prepared for my close-up at all times?" Miss Manners advises the reader to explain the concept of privacy to the young relative "not only for your protection, but for hers." (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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