SPOTLIGHT: Mobile phones are "offensive weapons"


A teachers' union in the U.K. claims that mobile phones should be classified as potentially offensive weapons because students use them to bully teachers by taking photos in class. The union is particularly concerned about students accessing the mobile websites of RateMyTeacher and Bebo: the former allows students to comment on specific teachers' teaching styles and the latter is a popular social network in the U.K. like MySpace. Article

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