17.9.14

HASTE IS WHAT CREATED THE BAD POLICY IN THE FIRST PLACE.

The editorial board of The Northern Star request a revision of the university's unconstitutional internet acceptable use policy, pronto.
The Acceptable Use Policy is now facing revision, but there aren’t any dates on when those revisions will be finished.

The Computing Facilities Advisory Committee needs to provide students with deadlines and clear messages regarding updates to the Acceptable Use Policy.
There used to be a document entitled "Committees of the University" that listed the meeting times. It may still exist, online someplace. (I'm retired. Go do your own research.)

Because the policy took effect in the middle of summer, when the standing institutions of faculty governance are in recess, there's likely to be some walking back on the part of the deanlets and deanlings.

The students are correct, however, about the consequences of the policy.
Because the university’s reputation was damaged by rumors the Acceptable Use Policy was censoring students, committee members need to make these revisions a top priority. Without clear deadlines, it appears committee members are neglecting this priority.
Perhaps so, although rushing something through simply to have Done Something isn't necessarily going to help retrieve that reputation.

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