i have always disagreed with that statement. as we all have personal information, things or documents in our possession that we want to hide and keep private even though we have genuinely done nothing wrong or even anything close to it.
except that when the telcos attempt to think about replacing the unions, the unions just line the telcos pockets with cash (stolen from their workers) and the telco forgets all about doing anything but what the union demands
except that it doesn't and is not acceptable by all parties that count, namely small business owners and other small entrepreneurs that don't have the big lobbying dollars that the big mega-corps and other wealthy entrepreneurs have. have you ever heard the term the squeaky wheel gets the grease? well in this case that grease is money and the squeaky wheel are those are and have been negotiating this TPP in secret.
the whole "kids" and "underage" and "below the age of legal age of consent" parts put a gigantic kibosh on the whole "consensual activities" part. you might want to go read up on child pornography laws.
i could have ran over about a dozen people on my way home from work on friday, but did I? No I didn't.
If we as Americans were arrested on what we could have done or might have done, then everybody would be in jail. I hope this kid gets a good lawyer and sues the sh*t out of the school district and the sheriff for this misuse and abuse of justice and the law.
Technically speaking since the mobile carrier requested to the mobile phone maker that tethering be disabled by default on all phones for their network, then yes they are blocking a lawful, non-harmful service.