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Quote of the day: Teens' false 'sense of privacy'

Some youth have a false sense of privacy and can be reckless when it comes to posting personal information online.

In a story about teenagers recklessly posting personal information online, a university official said students aren't always aware of the public nature of the Web, even though they are some of the most avid users of blogs and personal Web pages.

"In their own minds, they're sitting in their dorm room or at home, and they have a sense of privacy--and they really don't have it at all," said Pam Lepley, a spokeswoman for Virginia Commonwealth University, one of numerous schools that, with the advent of blogs and other such tools, are re-examining the way students use the Web. Click for full story.