Teen Wins $70K After School Takes Facebook Password
A teenage girl who was forced to give her Facebook password to her school district has been given $70,000 in damages, according to Daily Mail.
Riley Stratton, who is now 15, was in sixth grade when it happened. She had posted to Facebook that she hated a school employee because she was mean, according to Daily Mail.
The school then forced her to give them her password so they could check her Facebook messages, according to Daily Mail. She was also given an in-school suspension.
Stratton filed a lawsuit claiming the district violated her constitutional rights.
She was just awarded $70,000 in damages. The district also agreed to rewrite its policies.
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