Here’s another reminder to be careful about what you post on social networking sites.
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse student Adam Bauer posted a picture on his Facebook page showing him with a beer. The 19-year old was summoned to the police station where he was given a ticket for underage drinking.
“I just can’t believe it. I feel like I’m in a science fiction movie, like they are always watching. When does it end?” Bauer told the La Crosse Tribune.
“Law enforcement has to evolve with technology,” a La Crosse police officer said. “It has to happen. It is a necessity –not just for underage drinking.”
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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