[K12OSN] Documentation question

Todd O'Bryan toddobryan at mac.com
Wed Dec 7 00:01:30 UTC 2005

> I'd say security-wise...the phrase "not possible for another  
> student to have access" on a K12LTSP system...wouldn't really hold  
> up anywhere.

But then it wouldn't hold up for anything... No system is impervious  
to security breaches, and yet we still hold people responsible for  
what happens with their codes and passwords unless they can prove  
that they were compromised. We have to. Otherwise we'd have cases of  
everyone denying that they did anything.

Ideally you can go back and look at logs to see which terminal  
requests were coming from to verify that the student's assigned seat  
was the one initiating the requests, but if you can't, you just tell  
the parents that you have evidence that their child's account was  
used to access inappropriate material. Unless the parent has evidence  
that someone else has access to that account, you must conclude that  
their child is responsible. For fun, give the parent access to the  
system for an hour and see if they can access some other child's  


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