Nov 082016
 November 8, 2016  Posted by  Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Matt Burgess reports:

At least 1,000 schools across the UK are using forms of ‘surveillance’ technology to monitor the activity of pupils, a new report has claimed.

Privacy advocates Big Brother Watch has published research claiming 72 per cent of secondary schools use ‘Classroom Management Software’ to keep an eye on pupils. The system, which can check use of computers, including internet history, is installed on 819,970 school-owned devices and 1,416 private devices, the group says.

Read more on Wired (UK).

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