I have come to the conclusion that the sort of intimacy required to form meaningful relationships necessarily means a lack of recording devices.
If every social mistake kids make growing up (there are many) is on the permanent record, that's a recipe for neurotic, fucked up kids.
It's the same in the modern workplace. I refuse to engage with anyone without a BAC.
The article even makes clear that all that has happened as a result is that social activity has been driven underground.
If the unis admins had 2 brain cells to rub together (difficulty: impossible) they'd divest of all the land these evil fun events occur on so they are no longer liable.