Aug 262018
 
 August 26, 2018  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Henrietta Cook reports:

Earlier this year, Marie-Claire discovered her eight-year-old daughter was being filmed at school without her permission.

Well-meaning teachers uploaded the footage to Seesaw, a popular app founded by a former Facebook executive which sends parents regular updates on their children’s progress.

This includes test results, photos of students’ work and clips of class presentations that they can comment on.

“It was creepy,” she said.

“I didn’t know where the data was stored or for how long.”

Read more on The Age.

The best protection for a child’s privacy is a savvy parent who asks questions and doesn’t just opt-in to technology and data collection without thorough review of privacy and security practices.

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