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By alealovespurple / Sunday 16 August 2009 20:04 / Canada
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YDI for snooping. Give her some space -- she's growing up. ...On the other hand, though, FYL because of what you found.

More like FHL for having you snoop through her history. I bet you've got plenty of stuff you wouldn't want her to see.

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YDI for snooping. Give her some space -- she's growing up. ...On the other hand, though, FYL because of what you found.

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#1, I agree. and you wonder why your daughter is looking up excuses to get away from you when you're going through her internet history.

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wow look at all the 15 year old kids in here getting all upset about this. "OH NOES OMG HOW COULD YOU GO THROUGH HER INTERNET HISTORY?". Damn wait until you people have kids. Yes kids deserve privacy but she is only 15 and lets face it they don't always make the best decisions (neither do adults). I don't think he went up to her room turned on her PC and was like "hmmm let's see what sites she has been visiting". It is entirely possible that he is trying to be a good father

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you understand that google generates what it thinks you were searching for? like if you typed excuses to get then that would have probably popped up. but youre a creepy dad thats for sure.

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well said #55... I'm 18, and I know that would have pissed me off when i was 15, but now I look back and understand that I was pretty stupid and and like more 15 year olds I made poor choices... (more than i do now at least ;) ) Now I am thankful for my parents and even wish they were more strict sometimes...

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I'm not going to comment on whether or not the dad was being overprotective, but for everyone who does something similar (not just parents, but spouses, etc)...when you snoop, don't be surprised to find something you don't like. YDI on your part, since you were looking for something bad and you found it. Don't expect anything less.

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You know what would be funny though? I bet she went to that site on purpose just to mess with you, because I'm sure the girl isn't completely oblivious to you going through her history. OP, don't take it to heart if she really did mean to go to that website. She probably had other reasons for not wanting to hang out with you and didn't know how to tell you.

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One more thing, to everyone on the privacy tirade. Do you really think everything you do on the internet is actually private? Almost everyone can see almost everything you are doing, so take a little dose of reality.

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I have to go with you, #1. If you snoop and find something you didn't want to find, you deserve it. No one snoops to find something good, so what did you expect? If you thought something was seriously wrong in your daughter's life, then I can understand that you'd want to try to be a little more involved and find out what isn't right, but if you're just snooping just because as a parent you think you should, then you should learn to trust your daughter, and maybe have face to face conversatio

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Amen, #55. There's way too many kids here complaining about something perfectly normal. And if someone's a teenager, learning to hide what you do online from your parents is part of growing up too. ;)

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#55 "Yes kids deserve privacy but she is only 15 and lets face it they don't always make the best decisions " WTF, Kids deserve privacy, but she's only 15? At what age does a Kid get the right to privacy? 16? 17? The last two years they're a minor? Everyone is well aware that 15 year olds don't always make the best decisions, but my internet history is not where you'd find out all the horrible horrible things I've done and am planning on doing. That's where you'll find porn

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"And if someone's a teenager, learning to hide what you do online from your parents is part of growing up too. ;)" This, exactly this. It's a parent's responsibility to look after their kids, and this includes finding out what they've been doing online and off. Similarly, it's a teenager's responsibility to find out how to hide what they've been doing from their parents.

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#133, do you really think everyone can see what everyone else is doing? Tell me, right now, what am I doing? Are you one of those conspiracy nuts that think the government watches every single move every single person makes on the internet? Barely anybody would be able to know what anybody else is doing on the computer. Unless you have an extensive knowledge of computer networking, computer hacking, and other related topics and have all of the necessary equipment, or are literally looking over t

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sux for u! im 14 and my dads pretty cool unless he gets all smarty pants on me... but fhl cuz apparently she has not heard of delete browsing history. ohh well i think that should give her some space but going thru her history is being a bit paranoid. unless its the family computer...... just sayin.........:)

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okay, so i exaggerated. point is, the internet is nowhere NEAR private, so it's not really a privacy issue here. type in your name on google and i'm sure you'll find things that you thought were private on the internet.

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1st, it takes a little bit of time and know-how, but it can be done. Engineers have broken the cipher used to secure data o the internet using clustered PS 3s. As for the dad snooping... not on my network, kid! I don't care if they are your kid or not, I am turning you into the FBI. Thank god I work for a university and not a high school. but yeah, if your kid is looking at porn on my network, I determine the punishment, not you. And if you try to pry into it.. you can sit your ass in a federal

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#55, i'm not 15, but i know from experience that snooping is the stupidest way for a parent to try to find out about their child's life. if a parent can't trust their child, why the hell should the child trust them? say the girl HAD been talking to someone online and was planning to meet up with him. so the father found out. then what? you think the girl's going to listen to a word he says after he tells her he was snooping through her history? just look at the situation he's in now. so he can k

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#291, if he paid for that laptop with his own money, that's technically his laptop...and therefore, this history that he's going through is his own. not to mention the internet service that he is paying for. oh, and if anyone hacks or borrows your internet, you're fully allowed to go through that history too. now, if the girl paid for the laptop with her own money, that's a different story. but there's no way a 15 year old girl makes enough money for a laptop. and #291, do you even read? What ar

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Like? What? I don't really know many things that they could do that you'd word like this? Look at porn? They're 15 , it's normal. Gore? THey'll be used to it by then, trust me.

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I have to agree, theres not much that an average 15 year old hasn't been exposed to at least once. And to all you idiots who think snooping is ok, its no different than doing the same to an adult. Teenagers are autonomous, and not stupid. And to the OP, your an idiot, the reason shes trying to get away is cause you're smothering her

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honestly at this point in the childs life, you should be more of an advisor than anything. I am 15 and I earned the money for my computer by babysitting. My mom knows where im going and i call her every few hours to check in but as long as i can provide my own transportation, she trusts me to make the right choices and call her if anything gets out of hand. By 15 you should have given your kid the knowledge they need to basically make it on their own. Make sure they know about birth control and

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it's kind of a parents job to look after their kids and seeing as they pay for the Internet use he has a right to see what his daughter is looking at

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Wow, that girl should stop being selfish and respect her father more than that. As well, caring parents go through their kids things til theyre adults. its to protect those kids, letting them make choices but keeping tabs so they can pull them back by the shirt collar before they do something stupid. jeez, you people are naive. Im annoyed with the ignorant comments.

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It took me 2 minutes to thumbs that up. Couldn't click the thumb prompt without not being able to actually vote up or down.

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She's 15 years old he has every right to see what his daughter is looking at. If anything he is a good father

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He is the dad, he has the right and responsibility to go through her stuff. to keep her safe. if she is going on sites that can put her or her family in danger and he never checks to make sure. she and/or her family at risk, due to predators, scams, frauds, and many other threats. But that's just my opinion.

More like FHL for having you snoop through her history. I bet you've got plenty of stuff you wouldn't want her to see.

I agree, sounds as if your a little overbearing if she is turning to google for help, and you snooped on her. Maybe this can be your wake-up call?

this makes me sad, I love my daddy a lot!! I could only imagine how my dad would feel if he thought I didn't want to spend time with him. makes me sad :(

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It's an FML because his daughter, who he was only trying to protect by looking at her history, does not want to spend time with him. ::rolls eyes::

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ishirticapslock......I was gonna make a post yelling at you but #15 is so much worse that I'll ignore it :P #15 You are not helping the case that a teenager is mature enough where you shouldn't check their history. You are however helping the case that the school system needs reform before health care.

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