Feb 152014
 February 15, 2014  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Youth & Schools

I missed this at the time, but thankfully, Joe Cadillic didn’t and sent it along.

Jeff Gould of Pewstone Research writes:

When it introduced a new privacy policy designed to improve its ability to target users with ads based on data mining of their online activities, Google said the policy didn’t apply to students using Google Apps for Education. But recent court filings by Google’s lawyers in a California class action lawsuit against Gmail data mining tell a different story: Google now admits that it does data mine student emails for ad-targeting purposes outside of school, even when ad serving in school is turned off, and its controversial consumer privacy policy does apply to Google Apps for Education.

Read more on SafeGov.org.

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