Digital Footprint: A Privacy Discussion

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Your “digital footprint” from Career Rocketeer.

An important part of any educational curriculum in the digital age is the discussion of privacy, or lack thereof.  The concept of a digital footprint is critical to discuss with students, especially if you plan to incorporate social media into your lessons.

Whenever I think about privacy and the Internet, the statement used by police comes into my head: “Everything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.”  For our purposes this phrase might be changed to something more like “everything you say can be used against you by anyone using the Internet.”

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