Brian Womack reports:
Google Inc. (GOOG:US) is taking additional steps to avoid marketing to kids, this time by removing advertisements from e-mails in its education suite.
The company said today in a blog post that it has stopped scanning Gmail messages within the Apps for Education software package, and can’t collect or use the student data for advertising. The suite, which includes Gmail, calendar, documents and spreadsheets, serves more than 30 million students.
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