Dec 042018
 December 4, 2018  Posted by  Business, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Sapna Maheshwari reports: Oath, the owner of AOL and Yahoo, has agreed to pay about $5 million to settle charges from the New York attorney general that the media company’s online advertising business was violating a federal children’s privacy law. AOL, through its ad exchange, helped place targeted display ads [Read More…]

Nov 302018
 November 30, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Benjamin Herold reports: The U.S. Education Department failed to conduct timely, effective investigations of potential violations of the nation’s main student-data-privacy law, allowing a years-long backlog of unresolved cases to pile up without any mechanism for effectively tracking the number or status of the complaints it received. That’s according to [Read More…]