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UK Schools Consider Searching Pupils' Smartphones 283

Posted by Soulskill
from the time-for-some-kid-friendly-encryption-services dept.
An anonymous reader writes "What right to privacy do school pupils have on their mobile phones? UK education officials are considering ways to clamp down on cyber-bullying and classroom disruption by allowing teachers to search and delete content from student handsets if it is deemed unsuitable. However, questions remain whether such a move would give teachers too much power and infringe on student rights."
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UK Schools Consider Searching Pupils' Smartphones

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