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Thursday August 21, 2014

University Bans Social Media, Wikipedia On Dorm WiFi

Whoa, this sucks. Hey, this news isn't all bad, at least Northern Illinois University students can still access the [H]! wink

Perhaps one of the most controversial of the terms is the restriction on political activities such as surveying, polling, material distribution, vote solicitation and organization or participation in meetings, rallies and demonstrations, among other activities. According to the policy, social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Foursquare are also unacceptable "unless associated with professional responsibilities." However, students have reportedly been able to access social media. To top it off, illicit activity discovered during "routine monitoring" is grounds for an investigation.