There's been some discussion in the comments of a recent MESE question, concerning what posted information might constitute a FERPA (or other privacy-act) violation. Does Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange have any advice along these lines so users
- Steer clear of posting something inappropriate?
- Have confidence that they're safe in making their post?
I know the SE network is not a legal firm, but having some folks look into this may be of help to the community at large.