El Coyote Gordo (supergee) wrote,
El Coyote Gordo
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Monopoly of legitimized violence

Illinois schools are requiring students to hand over their Facebook passwords. Needless to say, this is purely intended to protect victims and is not in any way a totalitarian power grab. As they explain,
The main driver behind the new cyberbullying law is to minimize destructive behavior associated with it, including “antisocial behavior, such as vandalism, shoplifting, skipping [classes] and dropping out of school, fighting, using drugs and alcohol, sexual harassment, and sexual violence,”
And of course failure to respect the principal's authoritye
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