The New York City Department of Education, the largest school system in the U.S., has told its teachers to use Microsoft Teams for remote learning, instead of Zoom Video, according to the Washington Post. The decision was a result of security concerns that have plagued the videoconferencing company in recent weeks. The district isn’t alone in banning the platform–and further revelations about...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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