[hackerspaces] Irving Texas student suspended for bringing a circuitry-control clock project to school
randall.arnold at texrat.net
Wed Sep 16 15:47:14 CEST 2015
I live not far from Irving and used to work there. I had always thought it was
more progressive than some of the cities around here... apparently not.
This state has become so paranoid...
> On September 16, 2015 at 6:27 AM Joshua Pritt <ramgarden at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am at a loss for words. We really do seem to be moving backwards. I'm
> reminded of the movie Idiocracy and worry that we are actually heading in that
> direction. How can we make sure to avoid that possible future?
> On Sep 16, 2015 7:16 AM, "Glyn Kennington" <glyn at potatojunkie.co.uk
> <mailto:glyn at potatojunkie.co.uk> > wrote:
> > > mindthegoat wrote:
> > > The lack of replies here suggests everyone is completely lost for
> > > words. In the UK we moan about our education system but you guys
> > > are
> > > in so much trouble if your country is going so backward.
> > >
> > > Support Ahmed, the school and police are surely a lost cause.
> > I'm reminded of something I read years ago, about a student being
> > suspended for "hacking" after using "net send". That was also in
> > Texas.
> > http://yro.slashdot.org/story/04/01/07/1713236/8th-grader-suspended-for-using-net-send-command
> > It looks like this time round, the police were involved and
> > demonstrated
> > a similar lack of clue.
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