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The Cybertraps Podcast

May 10, 2022

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News Item:
- On December 28, 2021, Illuminate Education was hacked. The intrusion, which lasted until January 8, 2022, compromised the private data of nearly one million students in New York State (and maybe more)
- The breach affected at least 24 school districts and 18 charter schools, along with one Board...

May 4, 2022

Show Notes

  • Starting Place
    • Companies are constantly releasing new tools for tracking the physical movements of children. Should parents use them?

    • Child monitoring apps and devices are rapidly becoming a multi-billion market

    • By #2012, more than 20 million people were already using Life360 – just five years after...

Apr 28, 2022

Apr 20, 2022

  • News Item: Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Electronic Harassment Ban
  • Three Speech-Related Crimes:
    • Cyberbullying
      • Using electronic communication tools to bully someone
    • Cyber- or Electronic Harassment
      • Online harassment (suggests a pattern of behavior more extensive than cyberbullying)
    • Cyberstalking
      • Harassment...

Apr 13, 2022

Lynn Clark, the Superintendent of the Chicopee Public Schools, is arrested for lying to the FBI over harassing texts
See our interview with Quentin Dale about investigations.
- Relevant Facts
- Chicopee is a town of about 55,000, just north of Springfield, Mass. in the western part of the state
- The Chicopee Public...