Doug Levin dives into Scholastic.com, and his findings should be of concern to all of us. He writes, in part:
This analysis focuses on a sample of online-only games and services (including publicly visible forums and chat rooms) offered by Scholastic within the subdomains at *.scholastic.com, as well as related mobile-specific apps. All would appeal to – and are directed at – children under the age of 13. Many of the products are paired with Scholastic books that are marketed in schools to elementary-school-aged children (under the age of 13).
Notwithstanding the presence of a graphical lock icon on Scholastic websites that suggest otherwise, none of these services require encryption for log-in or account creation.
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