Legal Liabilities

Sexting and Sexcasting at School

Many students do not realize the devastating effects of sexting, the uploading of indecent pictures of oneself, or sexcasting, the uploading of images of indecent acts with others.  For example, a young woman in Ohio sent nude pictures of herself to her boyfriend.  When they broke up, he sent the pictures to several people at [...]

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Cyberbullying Threatens Schools

Online harassment of students can ruin reputations and cause psychological damage.  Cyberbullying can even drive students to commit suicide. One study showed that online messages posted by middle and high school students in the Los Angeles area were found to be: “…full of sexual innuendo aimed at individual students and focusing on topics such as [...]

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What Is CompuGuardian?

CompuGuardian protects students and schools from the dangers and liabilities of online school computers. Internet hazards threaten the well being of student body, staff and administrators. CompuGuardian lets you know exactly what is going on in real-time on any school computer or laptop inside or outside the school firewall. It also lets you remotely control [...]

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What Is the Children’s Internet Protection Act?

The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) is a federal law that helps protect children from inappropriate content online on school and library computers.  Schools and libraries that comply with the law may be eligible for federal funding to help pay for Internet access costs. The following are requirements of the act: 1- Implement technology to [...]

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