[wp-edu] Firewalls and WordPress
Thomas W. Woodward
twwoodward at henrico.k12.va.us
Tue Nov 25 13:02:30 GMT 2008
In K12, I can tell you that the fear in many cases is simply that
students may "communicate" outside of the allowed methods. That's the
basic fear- communication, not bad information or anything else. It's
just a simple fear that students will communicate.
Our county blocked the word blog in URLs for quite a long time despite
anything I could say. We've loosened up a little (after years of
arguments) but there are still blocks on all the major blogging sites,
twitter, flickr etc. etc.
K12 (as a whole) fears and mistrusts its own students. That's a
fundamental issue that has to be addressed but seems to be completely
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