Re: High School Student Charged in Computer Hacking Scheme

>> The same would be true for the corporate world and a school should be

>> no different. If the IT department isn't doing their job in >> protecting the information about student's grades, then they need to >> held accountable. > If it were medical records instead of school records, the IT > department would be facing heavy fines for violation of federal > law. They were just plain sloppy.

Yes, they were sloppy, but the kid was still BAD. You reprimand the IT Department, maybe even fire the administrator, but that doesn't negate the illegal nature of what the kid did.

Barry Margolin, Arlington, MA

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