Sydney man jailed over Facebook photos

In a first for social media, a Sydney man has been jailed over the photos he posted on Facebook. New South Wales Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley said:

New-age technology through Facebook gives instant access to the world … Incalculable damage can be done to a person’s reputation by the irresponsible posting of information through that medium. With its popularity and potential for real harm, there is a genuine need to ensure the use of this medium to commit offences of this type is deterred.

Read the entire article from the Sydney Morning Herald here.

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