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Friday, March 7, 2008

French Court: Donnez Des Notes Aux Professeurs, C'est Interdit

Unlike U.S. students, French students are apparently not allowed to "rate their profs," at least according to a French court. French unions and the French education ministry filed a lawsuit when a website popped up purporting to do that, claiming that such a practice amounted to invasion of privacy and an "incitement to public disorder." Quite right, said the court, and told the website owners they could not name teachers, or they would be subject to fines. Read more here.

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