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Think about how many photos there are of you on Facebook. Then think about how many photos there are of your kids, or your nieces and nephews, or grandkids. Cute, right? Perhaps, until this—under French law, there can be legal liability for posting photos of minors online without permission, meaning that those children who don’t want early photos of them online could actually sue for damages upon turning 18.

Zach Warren

Zach Warren is the editor-in-chief of Legaltech News. He can be reached at zwarren@alm.com.

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