Oct 122013
 
 October 12, 2013  Breaches, Court, Online, Youth & Schools

A painful lesson on “no reasonable expectation of privacy,” but will this serve as a cautionary tale for our youth, as district personnel may have intended? I doubt it.

A judge tossed out parts of a lawsuit filed against the Fayette County School District after an administrator displayed a student’s bikini picture during a seminar on Internet safety.

“I was embarrassed. I was horrified,” Chelsea Chaney told Channel 2’s Rachel Stockman. “It never crossed my mind that this would ever, ever happen to me.”

Chaney, who is now a college sophomore at University of Georgia, said the Fayette County Schools Director of Technology used a photo taken from her Facebook profile to tell parents and students about the dangers of posting pictures on the Internet and the long-term effects. The presentation happened at a district-wide seminar.

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