There are some new details emerging in the Tyler Clementi cyberbullying case at Rutgers. The case involves freshmen at Rutgers University. Dharun Ravi used a webcam to film and broadcast online an intimate encounter between his roommate Tyler Clementi and another man.
Archive of all posts about cyberbullying by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Off-Campus Cyberbullying and the First Amendment
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently upheld a school’s discipline of a student for engaging in off-campus cyberbullying of another student. In Kowalski v. Berkeley County Schools, — F.3d — (4th Cir. July 27, 2011), a student (Kara Kowalski) created a MySpace profile called “S.A.S.H.,” which she said was short for […]
When Can Public Schools Discipline Students for Off-Campus Speech?
I’ve been spending a lot of time lately focusing on privacy issues at schools. I find these issues fascinating, and I have been working on them in the trenches, as I created a company last year to provide tools and resources to schools to help them better address privacy problems and to develop a comprehensive […]
The Clementi Suicide and Invasion of Privacy
The media has been reporting on the tragic suicide of Tyler Clementi, a student at Rutgers University. From CNN: