law makes social software illegal in american schools

This is a rather curious development; it appears that a law was recently passed in the Congress which would ban American schools to allow access to any sites who ‘enable communication among users’ or permits ‘personalised information.’ Wow, they really hate the development of Internet over there? Read: ‘US House: Schools must block MySpace, many other sites’ in Techcrunch

Author: frans

Professor of Information Studies and Interactive Media, esp. Digital Culture and Game Studies in the Tampere University, Finland. Occasional photographer and gardener.

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