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I try to have a charitable interpretation of other people's actions, but I can't help but feel like this is the old trick of using "think of the children" to force the leading edge of a wedge on something reprehensible.

This is an absolutely disgusting level of surveillance on developing minds, and trains them to think it's normal to live in a virtual panopticon. It's easy to force societal change by poisoning the impressionable minds of children and simply waiting.




It's not even meaningful. I read through the article and it's just scanning word docs and anything else that goes through your school email account. How many kids are dumb enough to threaten harm upon themselves or others, or otherwise share explicit imagery on their school email account...

All this does is get kids used to being watched.




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