Sep 292022
 September 29, 2022  Posted by  Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

As reported by KROX: The Crookston Public School District released a letter to families in the Crookston School District about the new student data privacy bill that was passed and how it will affect the School District and its students. Dear District Parents/Families: The Crookston Public School District uses a [Read More…]

Sep 272022
 September 27, 2022  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Youth & Schools

From the Information Commissioner’s Office: TikTok could face a £27 million fine after an ICO investigation found that the company may have breached UK data protection law, failing to protect children’s privacy when using the TikTok platform. The ICO has issued TikTok Inc and TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited (‘TikTok’) [Read More…]

Sep 272022
 September 27, 2022  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Youth & Schools

Anna Oberschelp de Meneses, and Nicholas Shepherd of Covington and Burling write: On September 8, 2022, the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (“ANPD”) launched a public consultation on the processing of minors’ personal data (encompassing children under 12-years-old and adolescents between the ages of 12- and 18-years-old).  The consultation will conclude on October [Read More…]

Sep 222022
 September 22, 2022  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Julia Angwin writes: Earlier this year, the head of my son’s middle school called me during the day—which is always a bad sign. My son, it turned out, had been Google searching for news about mass shootings, and the administrators were worried. They were, of course, tracking his Google searches [Read More…]