As schools use AI to monitor social media posts of students, students are being subjected to unavoidable infringements on their privacy, resulting in chilling effects on free speech. This article gives details.
In this article, T.S. Last writes about Santa Fe Public School’s discussions about allowing police to have access on-campus cameras in emergency situations.
The defendant was located using “cell-site records for any wireless, internet-enable device connected to the college’s wireless network.” The school has 1,300 antenna which can be used to track a student’s location as they move around campus.
The judge originally rules that because the “Moravian College student handbook make it clear that any connections made to the campus wireless network are subject to inspection by the school at any time,” the tracking evidence would be allowed.
This NPR article details the Supreme Court ruling, which requires police to obtain a warrant to track a person using location data from a cellular device.