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A Beauty Contest For The Online Age, But Photos Could Plague Women In Years Ahead

Publication Date: 
March 12, 2007
Source: 
San Francisco Chronicle
Author: 
Joe Garofoli

Lauren Gelman, Lecturer in Law and Associate Director of the Center for Internet and Society, is quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about an online beauty contest and its ramifications for the contestant's future employment:

"Young people have always had their experimental side and their conformist side, and they've never been as concerned about the consequences of their experimental side as older adults are," said Gelman. "The difference is, because of the advances in technology, those experimentations are more permanent."

"Are people going to regret that in the future? We'll see, but I think their expectations of privacy are different," she said.