The Case for Locking Up Your Smartphone

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by Minimalist, Feb 3, 2018.

  1. Minimalist

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    http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2018/02/case-locking-your-smartphone/145704/
     
  2. mirimir

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    That might cut down on the social-media insanity. But aren't there also beneficial uses? Such as access to knowledge during discussion?
     
  3. RockLobster

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    school kids with smartphones == facebook and texting each other.
     
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    Calls for smartphone ban in school classrooms
     
  5. mood

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    Mobile phones ‘should be banned from schools’, minister says
    February 1, 2019
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/...ly-davies-chief-medical-officer-a8759406.html
     
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    Cell-phone ban workaround:
    Rich kids are cheating in school with Apple Watches
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    https://theoutline.com/post/7030/rich-kids-are-cheating-in-school-with-apple-watches
     
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    South Wigston school charges for confiscated mobile phone return
    February 9, 2019
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    New cell phone rule at Huntsville City Schools has some parents concerned
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    A California high school found students' cellphones too distracting, so they're locking the devices up
    August 21, 2019
    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/educat...s-cellphones-too-distracting-so-they-n1044636
     
  10. xxJackxx

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    I can't believe that kids have smart phones due to the expense (I got a $1 a week allowance as a child) and that they were ever allowed in schools. When I went to school if you were caught with a calculator on your person in math class you were flunked, expelled from the class, and forced to retake it later.
     
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    Victorian government commits AU$12m to help schools prepare for mobile ban
    Schools can now apply for funding to purchase or upgrade new lockers, or lockable pouches to prepare for the state-wide mobile phone ban
    August 26, 2019

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/victo...au12m-to-help-schools-prepare-for-mobile-ban/
     
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    The UK may ban all watches during exams to prevent cheating
    It’s too hard to tell between watches and smartwatches, an independent commission says
    September 10, 2019

    https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/10/uk-considers-smartwatch-exam-ban/
     
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    You couldn't do any of the above things with a slide rule. Amazingly enough I still have mine. :)
     
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    Mobile phone ban introduced to public schools in Tasmania
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