Thursday, May 3, 2007

When it rains, it pours... recently reported on three stories about photos and internet text postings that allegedly violated several patient's right to privacy.

Missouri EMT Fired in Photo Scandal
Call Info Posted on Web Site
MySpace Comments Privacy Invasion?

While attitudes--and laws--about privacy have become much more strict, technology has created opportunities to capture images, then quickly and effortlessly post them for millions to see.

Employers are quickly creating policies aimed at preventing situations like this. Can it be prevented? How far will employers and agencies go?

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