Missouri family’s photo ends up in Czech ad


If you were looking for another reason not to post family photos online, how about this: They might be used to sell groceries in Prague. OK, that might not the most disturbing thing that could happen, but it was still pretty freaky for a Missouri family who learned the other day that a Christmas photo of theirs was posted in the window of a Czech shop. A friend happened to see it and sent a few photos by cell phone to Danielle Smith of O'Fallon, Mo. "This story doesn't frighten me," Smith tells the AP, "but the potential frightens me." Indeed. Next time, pics of their kids could end up in the hands of someone far more reprehensible. Like Virgin Mobile.

—Posted by David Griner