Thursday, April 20, 2006

From the USCCB's Catholic News Service:

Blogs pose dangers to students, Catholic legal expert says
ATLANTA (CNS) -- Blogging poses grave safety and legal issues, said Sister Mary Angela Shaughnessy, a Sister of Charity of Nazareth, Ky., who is executive director of the Education Law Institute in Louisville, Ky.
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Despite teens' seeming ignorance of the dangers of blogs, "parents know even less about computers than their kids do," she added. School officials can get their students to remove any school logo from a blog, since it is an unauthorized use of a copyrighted symbol, but a blog, like much else in cyberspace, is "archived forever and you can't cut it off," Sister Mary Angela said.
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