C. L. Lindsay's "Computing Law

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
12:50 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Add to Calendar10/10/2018 12:50 p.m.10/10/2018 1:50 p.m.America/BismarckC. L. Lindsay's "Computing LawBSC National Energy Center of Excellence, Basin Auditorium
C. L. Lindsay's "Computing Law

Back by popular demand, C.L Lindsay will be on the BSC campus to present "Computing Law," 12:50 p.m., NECE Basin Electric Auditorium, free admission

This presentation educates students on the pitfalls of being careless online. Students will:

  • Understand the basics of current sexting laws, including recent cases and laws
  • Be able to explain the application of statutory rape, child pornography and sexual misconduct charges to simple peer to peer texts
  • Have a working set of guidelines to determine what is and isn’t appropriate to text
  • Understand the legal principles and difficulties behind cyber-bullying
  • Know the federal, state, local and school (if applicable) rules and laws concerning cyber harassment and cyber stalking
  • Have a working knowledge of recent cases involving online bullying
  • Have steps to take if they, themselves are being bullied online including strategies for reducing retaliation and which authorities to approach for help
  • Have a working knowledge of federal privacy laws and their applicability (or lack of) to online postings
  • Be able to avoid online run-ins with school authorities, employers, potential employers, the police and others
  • Have specific actions to take to protect their safety and privacy online (including having the literal bejesus scared out of them by stories of people who weren’t careful)