May 292021
 
 May 29, 2021  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Fiona Hamilton, George Greenwood, and Paul Morgan-Bentley report: Health professionals are failing to tell police about child rape victims because they fear it will breach data protection requirements, one of the country’s most senior police officers has said. Simon Bailey, the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for child protection, said [Read More…]

May 152021
 
 May 15, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Many data breaches result in privacy concerns due to data access or exfiltration. But here’s a case where a school’s incident response is causing a new set of privacy concerns. The original incident was covered on DataBreaches.net, and it appears that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has not disclosed anything significant since then. [Read More…]

May 132021
 
 May 13, 2021  Posted by  Business, Laws, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: On May 11, 2021, Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced the Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act (the “Bill”). The Bill, which would amend the existing Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), would prohibit companies from collecting personal information from children ages [Read More…]