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Martin, Carolyn Wimbly
Lutzker & Lutzker
Author: Carolyn Wimbly Martin

Published: August 24, 2020

Many children today have an expansive digital footprint while still in diapers. Parents are quick to post cute photos of their children on social media, but many are unaware of the unintended consequences. As schools continue to expand their social media presence, they too contribute to the development of their students’ online identities, requiring parents to stay informed about school privacy policies and use of student images. School photographers must also understand both the privacy and intellectual property laws regulating their profession so that they respect students’ right to privacy and appropriate ownership of copyrighted images.

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Lutzker & Lutzker LLP, Copyright Law, privacy law