Jul 282015
 

Oh, FFS. Seriously. Amanda Ober reports: Controversy surrounds the school district’s decision to monitor students’ and teachers’ social media posts. Orange County Public Schools has started monitoring students’ and teachers’ social media posts with a new software program called “Snaptrends.” It allows the school district to search thousands of posts [Read More…]

Jul 282015
 

Joe Cadillic has a blog post about student privacy that touches on a lot of concerns about what universities are doing. While I’ve covered some of the situations and articles he writes about, he really does a good job of pulling them together in one post to show how pervasive the tracking/data analytics problem [Read More…]

Jul 282015
 

Victoria Ward reports: Children should have the option of deleting incriminating information or photographs of themselves posted online, ministers believe. A series of internet rights for under-18s has been proposed in order to avoid embarrassment or compromised job prospects in later life. Businesses and groups are being urged to sign up the iRights plan, [Read More…]