Schools think MySpace is dangerous

Posted on Thursday, Mar 02 2006 @ 08:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Several schools in the U.S. have banned MySpace.com, stating it can be dangerous for teenagers.
"There's a lot of personal information and things like that on MySpace.com -- a bit more than I'm comfortable with," said James Murphy, assistant director of technology for the public schools in Coventry, Rhode Island.

The Rhode Island Network for Educational Technology, a nonprofit that handles Internet networks for the state's 36 public school districts, said 80 percent of the schools had requested an Internet filter to screen out MySpace.com.
Read on over at Reuters.


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