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New Examples of Facebook Password Demands, Facebook's Response and the Need for a New Law

Ateqah Khaki | Posted 05.23.2012 | Technology
Ateqah Khaki

Whether at work or at school, we shouldn't have to choose between technology and privacy, and no one should be coerced into sharing their private information against their will.

Is Facebook Part Of Your Estate? New Laws Debated

AP | MICHAEL AVOK | Posted 03.15.2012 | Technology

LINCOLN, Neb. -- When Karen Williams' son died in a motorcycle crash, the Oregon woman turned to his Facebook account in hopes of learning more about ...

State Repeals Teacher-Student Facebook Limitations Law

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.21.2011 | Education

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Friday repealing a contentious law that had limited online chats between teacher...

Jane Cunningham: Sexual Relationships Begin With "How Do I Do This Math Problem?"

Randy Turner | Posted 10.29.2011 | Education
Randy Turner

In her zeal to save the Facebook portion of her Amy Hestir Davis Student Protection Act, Missouri State Sen. Jane Cunningham keeps hammering relentlessly on the idea that children have to be protected from all teachers.

Facebook Law Blocked, Has 'Chilling Effect' On Free Speech, Judge Says

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 10.26.2011 | Education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A new Missouri law prohibiting teachers from having private online conversations with students suffered a double setback F...

Katherine Bindley

Missouri 'Facebook Law' Protecting Our Kids Or Limiting Learning? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.03.2011 | Parents

If you're a parent, you've probably experienced a certain degree of fear at some point or another about your kids using the Internet. Maybe you peer o...