Digital Manners: When Is It Illegal To Post Pictures of Other People Online?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Nov. 22 2011 3:51 PM

Don't Post Pictures of My Kid on the Internet, Part 2

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe follow up a past episode with a discussion about photography, the Internet and the law.

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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe revisit the etiquette, and legality, of posting photographs of other people online. They decided to take a second look at the topic after listeners had strong reactions to Episode 26. Listen to Episode 30 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab:


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Podcast produced by Mike Vuolo.

Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column.