conversation with my daughter.
me: i know you're of a generation that thinks you're all savvy about the internet, but you need to be really careful about putting personal information out there.
daughter: (sigh) i know. no phone numbers, address, full name, anything about me, pictures
me: 'cause once it's out there...
daughter: ...it's always out there. i know this. i've had it drilled into me at school, from you. so, i have a question...
daughter: how is that any different from you giving out your information to perfect strangers in these swaps you do?
daughter: i mean, you send our address to people you don't know. you're just assuming they are who they say they are
me: (sputter) but ... but that's different! it's all very controlled!
daughter: like you've always told me; people can be anyone they want to be online. just because they say they are who they are doesn't mean they are who they say they are.
me: (sputter some more) but ... but ...
me: well. if you're going to use logic!