Jun 292022

Juan Miguel and Daniel Schwarz of  the NYCLU write: To protect students, New York State adopted a law in 2020 placing a moratorium on the use of invasive, biased, privacy-destroying biometric surveillance in schools. The moratorium cannot be lifted until the New York State Education Department (NYSED) issues a report on the [Read More…]

Jun 222022
 June 22, 2022  Posted by  Youth & Schools

Alexis Hancock writes: Last year, several parents at EFF enrolled kids into daycare and were instantly told to download an application for managing their children’s care. Daycare and preschool applications frequently include notifications of feedings, diaper changes, pictures, activities, and which guardian picked-up/dropped-off the child—potentially useful features for overcoming separation [Read More…]

Jun 212022
 June 21, 2022  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

A New York appellate court expunges a teen’s DNA sample, which was obtained by police who gave him a cup of water before taking it for DNA testing without his knowledge or consent. Read the ruling In the Matter of Francis O. Source: Courthouse News, via Joe Cadillic