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Children's rights group: Beware of sharing kids' photos online

People increasingly publish their holiday photos online. However children's rights group Save the Children Finland said they want parents to think carefully before posting beach and swimming pool photos of their scantily clad children.

Poika ui järvessä. Ilta-aurinko heijastaa veden pinnalta.
Image: Mika Kanerva

Save the Children said they regularly get tips about Internet sites that collect and disseminate otherwise-innocent photos of scantily clad or naked children.

The organisation also warned about the possibility that published photos on the net could also prompt teasing or bullying by other children.

Once the photos are online, the organisation warned, it is impossible to get them entirely out of the public eye once someone else has saved them.

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