Oct 242016

Ryan Gallagher and Nicky Hager report: It was a powerful piece of technology created for an important customer. The Medusa system, named after the mythical Greek monster with snakes instead of hair, had one main purpose: to vacuum up vast quantities of internet data at an astonishing speed. The technology was [Read More…]

Oct 202016

From NASBE: Despite introducing more than 400 bills on student data privacy since 2014, states have yet to address privacy protections for school surveillance or its inequitable effects. “School Surveillance: The Consequences for Equity and Privacy,”  examines this important, emerging issue, identifying the benefits and potential problems posed by school [Read More…]