Aug 062020
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Laws, Youth & Schools

Andrea Vittorio reports: TikTok faces 10 lawsuits alleging it collected data on children’s faces without parental approval in the Northern District of Illinois, after a judicial panel consolidated the cases there. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation said in its order Tuesday it also may add an additional nine related lawsuits [Read More…]

Jul 232020
 July 23, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Bernard Meyer reports: We recently discovered an unsecured Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) bucket, or database, containing nearly 1 million records of sensitive high school student academic information. Included in this unsecured bucket are GPA scores, ACT, SAT, and PSAT scores, unofficial transcripts, student IDs, and students’ and parents’ names, email [Read More…]

Jul 202020
 July 20, 2020  Posted by  Youth & Schools

Joe Cadillic sends along this announcement of a virtual event you may want to attend: Albany Law School Online Graduate Programs presents:  Challenges to Student Data Privacy: The Post-COVID Era of Distance Learning Through Technology Thursday, July 23, 2020 1 – 2:30 p.m. Zoom (Link to be sent in confirmation email) More [Read More…]