Oct 222019
 
 October 22, 2019  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Lois Beckett reports: For Adam Jasinski, a technology director for a school district outside of St Louis, Missouri, monitoring student emails used to be a time-consuming job. Jasinski used to do keyword searches of the official school email accounts for the district’s 2,600 students, looking for words like “suicide” or [Read More…]

Oct 222019
 
 October 22, 2019  Posted by  Court, U.S., Workplace, Youth & Schools

Janelle Retka reports: The Yakima School District has filed a lawsuit in Yakima County Superior Court seeking permission to withhold confidential employee medical information in a public records request — some of which had already been released. The case, which involves drug screening paperwork for district employees and job applicants, [Read More…]

Oct 222019
 
 October 22, 2019  Posted by  Business, Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

PTI in India reports: The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred to itself all cases related to the linkage of social media profiles with Aadhaar pending in different high courts and also asked the Centre to submit its report in January to check social media misuse. A bench of justices Deepak [Read More…]