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Alison Skoczenski <[log in to unmask]>
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Alison Skoczenski <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:13:56 -0500
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This has probably happened in many schools (including my own) so I am very
interested in the responses. In another scenario, a student videotapes a
teacher without her knowledge and goes to the administration with it, not
Facebook. Is that legal?

> Date:    Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:33:02 +0000
> From:    Trish Brasslow <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: video taping question for schools
> I find, at times, that certain aspects of the world wide web are like the
> wild west in that it is uncharted territory.  With that said, I have a
> question.  A student videotapes a teacher and uploads it to Facebook.  The
> teacher didn't know she was being taped until a student told her about it.
>  Is it legal to place the video on FB without the teacher knowing?  Has
> your school ever dealt with this and if so what were the consequences?
> Thanks in advance for your responses.
> Trish Brasslow
> Library Media Specialist
> Westbrook Middle School
> 471 Stroudwater St.
> Westbrook, ME 04071
> 207.854.0830 X3021
> “What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it feels
> about education.” ¯ Harold Howe.
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