Feb 082019
 February 8, 2019  Posted by  Youth & Schools

Elana Zeide and Helen Nissenbaum have an article available for download on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The current debate about student privacy issues raised by education technology focuses on how schools information with private vendors. It neglects a related but different trend, namely, the rise of online learning platforms offering [Read More…]

Feb 052019
 February 5, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Catalin Cimpanu reports: For the first time, EU authorities have announced plans to recall a product from the European market because of a data privacy issue. The product is Safe-KID-One, a children’s smartwatch produced by German electronics vendor ENOX. According to the company’s website, the watch comes with a trove [Read More…]

Feb 032019
 February 3, 2019  Posted by  Healthcare, U.S., Youth & Schools

Julie Salomone reports: Multiple students in Bradenton were in the hospital Friday after one of them brought prescription drugs to school that morning, authorities say. Deputies say a 14-year-old gave some of the drugs to his classmates at Horizon’s Academy. […] Deputies say the student brought the drugs from his [Read More…]

Jan 312019
 January 31, 2019  Posted by  Business, U.S., Youth & Schools

From EPIC.org: EPIC joined a letter with fourteen other public interest groups to Mark Zuckerberg, calling on the Facebook CEO to shut down Facebook Messenger Kids, and cease all child-targeted business operations. This coalition effort, led by Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, follows reportingthat Facebook made millions of dollars by [Read More…]