Category Archives: Discipline

Should Schools Be Involved In Disciplining Students For Off-Campus Bullying? | Techdirt

Should Schools Be Involved In Disciplining Students For Off-Campus Bullying? | Techdirt. 30 June 2010 the answer is no, or should be no, as long as the basic condition for disciplinary action is not met: a unity of place, time … Continue reading

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Discipline and surveillance: school’s attitude

Pretty silly attitude for a school: education should be about transparency of thinking.And of course completely illegal, thus scary: “School Accused Of Spying On Kids In Their Homes With Spyware That Secretly Activated Webcams” TechDirt 18 February 2010

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MySpace and the extent of school discipline

if the facts are accurate, I found it particularly scary. School discipline like for any discipline can only be applied for what happen within the institution. This is a clear breach of the disciplinary powers and an abuse of process.Teens … Continue reading

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Misuse of criminal law

Student Found Guilty Of ‘Disturbing The Peace’ For Sending Nasty Political Email To Professor Techdirt: “Student Found Guilty Of ‘Disturbing The Peace’ For Sending Nasty Political Email To Professor” (TechDirt, 18 June 2009) How sending an e-mail can breach the … Continue reading

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Defamation/insult online and disciplinary action

The basis for a disciplinary action is that the context is that of discipline. The offence has been committed within specific area/location (a school, an office, a prison) or in relation to a group often regulated specifically (e.g.: doctors) . … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying, discipline and crime

Cyberbullying is already an offence as long as it fits within the definition of harassment. So no need of any new offence. And like all crimes, it can give rise to disciplinary sanctions. And like all disciplinary sanctions, a lot … Continue reading

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Cybercrime sanctions = disciplinary action

an other facet of cybercrime, disciplinary action for what could constitute criminal offensehttp://www.crime-research.org/news/10.09.2008/3565/ (10 sept 2008) “Carleton collars hacker”

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