When school officials post photos about students on Facebook, they may be inadvertently enabling data mining firms and others to use the information for other purposes, new research has found.
The coronavirus pandemic has entrenched educational technologies in schools. Parents and guardians have been forced to relinquish their children’s privacy, without assurance of protection.
A Florida sheriff has been using student records to flag students 'destined' for crime. Now a congressman is calling for a federal inquiry.
New technologies like facial recognition are coming – whether we like it or not. We can’t turn back the tide, but we can manage new technology to do the least harm and most good.
When children work on their school assignments, unknown to them, the software they use is busy collecting data. These data are then used for individualized marketing of junk foods and other products.
The recent cyber attacks at Penn State have put personal information of 18,000 students in the hands of hackers. What should universities do to protect students’ privacy?