Jun 212017

James Rodger reports: A new Bill to ensure the UK “retains its world-class regime protecting personal data” has been included in the Queen’s Speech. The Government said the Bill would replace the existing Data Protection Act and fulfil a Conservative manifesto commitment to give people new rights to “control their [Read More…]

Jun 172017

Cory Doctorow reports: A majority of the Rhode Island school districts with “1-1” programs where each student is issued a laptop have a blanket policy of spying on the students and everything they do on their laptops, during, before and after school hours, on or off school premises, without any [Read More…]

Jun 142017

Jacey Fortin reports: Worth County High School was buzzing with late-year activities on April 14. Seniors had recently taken their group photo for the yearbook and were days away from voting for their prom king and queen. But on that Friday, beginning around 8 a.m., dozens of police appeared on [Read More…]

May 242017
 May 24, 2017  Breaches, Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools Comments Off on Ca: Potential privacy breach after Collingwood Collegiate students secretly recorded for five years

CTV reports: The Simcoe County District School Board  is warning students and parents of a possible privacy breach after discovering surveillance cameras were secretly installed in some of the music classrooms at Collingwood Collegiate Institute. The discovery was made late last year and the board has been investigating the matter [Read More…]