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Privacy on the Internet now.
A dad in Ohio says somebody stole private photos from his twelve year old daughter's FaceBook page by posing as a friend online.
He -- a law firm and -- insurance company hired an investigator.
Who managed to view more than 200 of his daughter's private photos more than a thousand messages and other personal information.
Ultimately saving and printing some of it.
That girl was hurt in a dog attack back in 2009.
In her private photos could help the insurance company potentially shown that her injuries might have been less severe than she made seen.
Now the dead -- so far no response from the defendants.
Our legal panel is back Joshua Hanson Josh can shift -- -- prosecutor and criminal defense attorney -- zone man.
Privacy concerns are this subject now of an entirely new lobbying arm in Washington as they work to go public.
This sort of thing it means pass or fail for FaceBook down the road taking some kids photographs for insurance purposes.
And it's got a little too far but the problem is that technology moves so fast that the top for the law to catch up now.
Not to make light of this but again be careful what you post -- -- come back to bite you and I don't mean to make light of the situation but.
The bottom line is is that yes there is some understanding you don't post anything I don't like -- is not new to anybody it's not a shock of it's might get on the you know -- it out there so.
Yes -- one side that says don't -- you deserve what you get and then there's the flip side to say how much privacy -- -- -- -- can somebody pretend -- another friend and just get all your information.
The bottom line is if I didn't -- here's a judge -- go you know what the evidence is allowed in.
And I was sitting here is a private citizen go his other two means to go ahead and sue these people who are illegally tapping into certain things but I think once it's out there it goes.
It's not as if insurance companies haven't been searching for years to find people who are doing something that would seem that would suggest the insurance companies that that their claims were false for instance.
You say you're all banged up he can walk without crutches they -- believe you walking without crutches.
And let's not lose sight of that social media has become a powerful tool.
For the defense to try to find out what's really going on with somebody because you let your hair down you let your guard down.
You tend to be yourself when you are interacting on social media.
And if in fact it turns out that this girl isn't as bad -- this happens all the time you say -- happened to me but when you're chatting with your friends online.
I'm really findings and -- -- saved an invasion when you start stepping in and pretending your twelve year old and say let me pretend I'm a friend now I get access to all this information there is a question of going he went a little to -- -- -- I think he's on his -- -- It's very interesting because there -- -- -- really going on your first of all one can you get to the insurance company and the law firm.
If the private investigator goes rogue does his own thing and violates the law why should the insurance company in the law firm be on the hook for that but to your point.
The question it is it an invasion of privacy.
Or is -- identity -- two very different things and as you -- as a judge.
Finally it and in the end it and have to decide in the future as we go folder with with technology is how much is an invasion of privacy how much is -- -- an identity to get.
Evidence in a trial and that's really would have to be really step over the -- bounds of decency would -- -- the court has to say guys thanks there's new.
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