Dec 032020
 
 December 3, 2020  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Govt, Laws, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: On November 27, 2020, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed a notice of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in the lawsuit it brought against Google on February 20, 2020, regarding alleged violations of the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) [Read More…]

Dec 032020
 
 December 3, 2020  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

From the good folks at EPIC.org: Documents obtained by Motherboard show that a key vendor of school-based facial recognition tools lied to school officials about the accuracy rate and racial bias of its surveillance product. The records reveal that SN Technologies’ AEGIS system misidentifies black students at alarmingly high rates and mistakes objects like [Read More…]

Nov 252020
 
 November 25, 2020  Posted by  Non-U.S., Workplace, Youth & Schools

Under Austria’s coronavirus mass-testing scheme, teachers are to be tested in early January. While nobody can be forced to be tested, those who refuse may have to wear FFP2 coverings while teaching. Read about this issue on The Local (Austria). Under their constitution, they can’t require or mandate the testing, [Read More…]