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 October 13, 2016  Youth & Schools

Kerri Sackville writes:

… I am a passionate advocate of the right to children to privacy, and this video violates even the loosest of ethical codes. A young child is being filmed in his most painful and private moment – the moment he is learning of the loss of his mother. It is not enough that he has to hear the news; he has to hear the news with a camera pointed at his face capturing his reaction.

And then his pain, his devastation, his most personal agony, is being shared around the world for all to see. It isn’t pornography in a sexual sense, but it is emotional porn. It is grief porn, watched by people to evoke a reaction in themselves.

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