Yesenia Robles reports: The state House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill that will limit the student data that technology companies will be allowed to collect, use or sell for commercial purposes. The data privacy bill, Senate Bill 173, was already approved by the Senate. The bill will have to [Read More…]
Rose Hackman reports: Critics say the NYPD’s trawling of social media for gang activity – affecting children as young as 10 – is disproportionate and may amount to racial profiling. Read more on Raw Story. Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.
The independent and international impartial Biometrics Institute representing users, vendors and researchers in the biometric field has warned Governments that extra care must be taken when Governments use children’s biometrics for border protection and other purposes. The Biometrics Institute which began in Australia but is now the chief independent biometrics [Read More…]
Brian Zahn reports: The Middletown Board of Education voted Tuesday night to revise its search and seizure policy to reflect that only the school panel can vote to allow drug-sniffing dogs access to the high school. Superintendent Pat Charles presented the policy to the board at its Tuesday meeting, after adding a “reasonable suspicion” [Read More…]