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Dangers of living in a digital world

Lawyer visits Sidney schools to explain perils of cyberbullying, social media and Internet safety

 

Courtney Fletcher

Lawyer Karen Haase spoke to the students of Sidney Middle School and West Elementary about cyberbullying, sexting and Internet safety and the consequences of making poor choices using technology.

Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube are only a few creative social media outlets that are constantly being used to gain new information. Often overlooked, are the dangers of putting personal information online and the consequences of abusing technology.

On Tuesday, Lincoln-based lawyer Karen Haase spoke with Sidney elementary, middle school, high school and parents about the consequences one can suffer when abusing social networking accounts and cell phones. She has traveled to more than 150 public schools across the state to discuss the risks of living in a digital world.

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