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Public Privacy

Grades:

11 |

Subject:

technology |

Date:

June 23, 2009

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This video examines a policy by a Montana town that required job applicant to provide their Facebook usernames and passwords. After much backlash, they have placed the policy on hold pending further investigation. It opens up the question of how much privacy should users of the Internet expect. The lesson can also help students understand just how public their profiles are and how it can affect them.