Facebook’s new danger
Posted: October 29, 2013 at 5:17 a.m.
When Facebook recently lifted its restriction on public posts by teenagers, some privacy scholars applauded the move as a win for parents—offering them a chance to teach their children about digital accountability. They may be overstating the case, however. If information and communication technologies aren’t designed to help users—especially younger ones—guard their information, appeals to good judgment and discipline won’t go very far.
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Editorial, Pages 14 on 10/29/2013