A federal appeals court ruled that a high school in Connecticut did not violate a student's free-speech rights by disciplining her because of a blog commented posted from her home. The reason, reports the Hartford Courant, that "her blog post 'created a foreseeable risk of substantial disruption' at the school." The student was barred from serving as a class officer and speaking at graduation. The Courant added that the court "stopped short of declaring how far schools can go in regulating offensive Internet speech made off campus." Here's my original post about the Avery Doninger case."
Safer Internet Day 2105
- Parent bullying: The one-upper society
- What is the best way to introduce screen media to our three-and-a-half-year-old?
- Internet Explorer had a long and important life, but it’s time to move on
- Seven good smartphone security habits
- Arkansas bill puts youth safety and privacy in jeopardy
- Android apps to get age rating and manual review
- Facebook clarifies policies on nudity, hate speech and other community standards
- Student Advisory Boards can inform bullying policies and prevention
- Apple’s new MacBook is enticing, but lack of ports gives pause
- Parents: Check your (online) behavior
- Arkansas law could force workers to friend their boss
- Age restrictions and privacy policies protect youth
- Net neutrality vote doesn’t end the debate
- Online safety is not just ‘about life’
- A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!