KOOL Question of the Day

 

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A Georgia court has ruled that parents can be held liable for what their kids post on Facebook. Marking a legal precedent on the issue of parental responsibility over their childrenís online activity. 

The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that the parents of a seventh-grade student may be negligent for failing to get their son to delete a fake Facebook profile that defamed a female classmate. 

The page stayed up for 11 months and was only deleted when Facebook deactivated the account at the urging of the girlís parents. 

The appeals court agreed with a trial courtís dismissal of another part of the lawsuit that sought to hold the parents responsible for allowing the page to be posted in the first place.

 

The "KOOL Question of the Day" is:

"Should parents be liable for their children's online activity?"

Yes

No