A web site where students anonymously posted gossip about their peers was shut down after parents and kids complained.

Schoolscandals.com, a 3-year-old web site run by Western Applications, a Nevada-based corporation, was closed April 24. A message read that the bulletin board has been suspended "until some method could be devised to control the content on the forum. There is nothing any of us can do about it. We have no money, so we have no power."

The site had featured links for chat rooms for nearly 100 Southern California...

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