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 April 9, 2010  Court, Online, Youth & Schools

The mother of a 16-year-old boy said she was only being a good mother when she locked him out of his Facebook account after reading he had driven home at 150km/h one night because he was mad at a girl.

His response: a harassment complaint at the local courthouse.

“If I’m found guilty on this it is going to be open season [on parents],” Denise New said.

Ms New, of Arkadelphia, a small college town an hour south-west of Little Rock, said many of her son’s postings did not reflect well on him, so, after he failed to log off the social networking site one day last month, she posted her own items on his account and changed his password to keep him from using it again.

Read more in The Age.

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