Can what you say online get you fired?

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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Nationally-recognized legal expert and Elon University School of Law Professor Steve Friedland sat down with FOX8’s Julie Grant Wednesday.

Friedland explained how what we say online can cost us our job. He offered up some advice for parents on teaching children about the ramifications of what they write on social media.

He also discussed how smart TV’s can send your personal information to third parties. Friedland talked about how the law needs to catch up with advancing technology.

Friedland has extensively researched issues surrounding technology and surveillance in order to write some scholarly articles that are expected to be published soon.

In addition to authoring several law school textbooks, Friedland is also a former federal prosecutor.