Jun 232021
 June 23, 2021  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Jason Kelley writes: Over the past year, the use of online proctoring apps has skyrocketed. But while companies have seen upwards of a 500% increase in their usage, legitimate concerns about their invasiveness, potential bias, and efficacy are also on the rise. These concerns even led to a U.S. Senate inquiry letter requesting detailed information from three of [Read More…]

Jun 112021
 June 11, 2021  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online, Youth & Schools

Dan Cooper, Anna Oberschelp de Meneses, and Nicholas Shepherd of Covington & Burling write: On June 9, 2021, the French Supervisory Authority (“CNIL”) published recommendations to help strengthen the protection of minors online (see here, in French).  These recommendations are the result of a survey and public consultation conducted by the [Read More…]

Jun 102021
 June 10, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Joe Cadillic writes: How does a school committee respond to a year of remote student learning? How will the Springfield, MA School Committee respond to post-COVID schooling? Now that public schools are reopening (just in time for summer vacation) what are officials worried about? Is it face-to-face learning? Is it [Read More…]