Cape Town – In the era of smartphones and social media, it has become normalised to see videos and pictures of pupils online.
It could be pupils misbehaving or enjoying themselves with their teachers and peers.
While the uploading of videos and pictures may not be harmful, it is not allowed by law for teachers to do this without the permission of parents.
A photo may be innocent but it contains faces, used for facial recognition.
Location, either by visual information or geo-tagging.
Personal information, race, age group, gender, location information, indications of preferences, potentially health information and more.
A child’s identity could be stolen and photos photoshopped into or used on…
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