Digital Manners: Cellphones in Locker Rooms

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
May 15 2012 12:45 PM

Cellphones in Locker Rooms

Should gyms enforce a no-phone zone in areas where people are, you know, naked? Those phones have cameras after all.

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This week, Slate's tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should a gym patron ask management to enforce its cell-free locker room policy?

What's your opinion about this week's manners dilemma?

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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.