I'd like to suggest that canvas creates a way to block direct messages from other users. I personally have gotten many harassing direct messages from another student through canvas and there is no way to block them. Eventually the school I was attending disconnected this students account because I had no way of preventing them from messaging me. Most sites, whether they're social media or email sites, have a way to block other users, especially for reasons of harassment, you can even block numbers on your cellphone, but canvas has no block function. Any student that shares a class with another student has access to their information and can contact them and there is no way to prevent harassment through contact. I'd like to prevent this from happening to any other student by creating a way to block harmful or harassing messages.
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