In a victory for free-speech rights, a three-judge panel overturned a judge's verdict that a juvenile committed harassment, identity deception and identity theft on a MySpace page, reports the South Bend Tribune The judges determined that the juvenile, called A.B.
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Hollywood studios ready to take control of their content online, with MySpace's marketing help.
Ironically, the same politicians who want to ban MySpace from schools and libraries can't turn away from the sites massive numbers of young voters.
They use the site to socialize before the semester starts, find friends, roommates and share information. Some schools set up similar services they are more easily controlled.
Forty percent of kids say they have been harassed online. Bill would require schools to inform parents about risks.
Bill would require sites to verify users' age and get parental permission.
Video of a gang of male students attacking a 17-year-old girl was posted to YouTube. While Victoria had already blocked YouTube from schools, the move is meant to show zero tolerance.
Can't make it to the stadium to root for your school's team? Miss the good old days of screaming with a mob of fans when a player scores points?
The online generation grieves online as well.
Opponents say move is 'good politics' but bad policy for kids.