by Mike Masnick
Fri, Sep 10th 2010 6:57am
Romenesko points us to the news that Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is trying a little experiment, where it will block all access to Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and AOL Instant Mesenger for one week. It's not because the university thinks these technologies are bad -- in fact, the university has apparently done a lot to embrace these tools -- but just to see what they learn from it, and get a sense of how integrated some of these tools have become in our lives. Of course, I imagine one thing they might quickly learn is that when people want to use certain tools, they'll find their way around such blocks, and access them anyway...
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