Jun 112020
 June 11, 2020  Posted by  Business, Online, Youth & Schools

Jules Polonetsky writes about how distance learning by schools has raised a host of data privacy concerns for students.  He writes, in part: But many of these federal and state protections apply only to companies whose products are designed for schools, or if schools have a privacy-protective contract with vendors. [Read More…]

Jun 102020
 June 10, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Nikiya Carrero reports: The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education recently voted on a policy to protect student’s data. On behalf of the North Dakota Student Association, a resolution was created to protect student’s personal information from third-party vendors and various third-party websites that schools may utilize. This will [Read More…]

May 302020
 May 30, 2020  Posted by  Business, Govt, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Reuters reports: Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children’s privacy. In their letter, lawmakers noted a report by the Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood [Read More…]