Parental Protection 24/7

"An alleged breach in Apple’s iCloud service may be to blame for countless leaks of private celebrity photos this week," reports TNWBLog at http://thenextweb.com/apple/2014/09/01/this-could-be-the-apple-icloud-flaw-that-led-to-celebrity-photos-being-leaked/. 

Using an iPhone or any device to take nude selfies seems to indicate a lack of understanding of the gravity not only of personal security, but of one's personal future.  Particularly for single individuals, photos like these may be quite unhelpful in future relationships, and even disruptive of marriage prospects, but for parents, the iCloud problem is a wake up call.

Children deserve parental protection 24/7, even from their own poor choices, and the law will hold parents to that legal and moral responsibility.  To learn more about how that works, download the article which details the history of that jurisprudence at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1957143.

 Parenting is a serious responsibility, taken more seriously by the state in upholding its duty to protect the best interests of children, particularly when parents slack on those duties and judicial intervention is necessary.

When parents have the foresight and the wisdom to lovingly teach their children self-respect and modesty, they are setting them up for a strong family future. 

"Teens are not well known for impulse control. But, up until the advent of the camera phone and web cams, photos of nude and semi-nude teens were regulated to Girls Gone Wild and shady pornographic Web sites. That has all changed, and parents need to wake up and smell the coffee," writes John Thurman. Read his full story at CBN.com at http://www.cbn.com/family/parenting/thurman-sexting-whats-a-parent-to-do.aspx.
Parents are entrusted by God, and therefore by the state, to take responsibility for their children, and this area is no different.  (Read more about the best interests of the child standard for all judicial decision making and how that relates to parenting at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1957143.) Discussing privacy and modesty in the context of relationships helps kids (and their parents) deal with matters like sexting and posting nude selfies from the starting point - that of taking the photo in the first place. Deuteronomy chapter 6 exhorts parents to talk with children about things that matter the most. 
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up." 
That seems to be clear - continual contact with your kids will make all the difference in the world to them and their future family - and the iCloud will not even get another thought.

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