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Death in Cyberspace: A Study in Contrast

When you die, would you rather be remembered as a technology hack who annoyed millions and forced them to waste time by weeding through torrents of junk e-mail, or a brilliant teacher who inspired millions to treasure every moment of the time they have left? According to police, Edward Davidson, the “spam king” whose wife helped him break out of a minimum security prison, has killed himself, his wife, and…

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When Young Teachers Go Wild on the Web: Public Profiles Raise Questions of Propriety and Privacy

Blogging yet another story that reminds young fans of social networking sites that their profiles may be more public than they think. WashPo “I know for a fact that when a superintendent in Missouri was interviewing potential teachers last year, he would ask, ‘Do you have a Facebook or MySpace page?’ ” said Todd Fuller, a spokesman for the Missouri State Teachers Association, which is warning members to clean up…